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Housing Options Officer

  • Location:

    Dunstable

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ494431_1640276774

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-22

Housing Options Officer

An experienced Housing Options Officer is required with a minimum of 12 months assessing homeless applications in accordance with the Homeless Reduction Act 2017 and Part VII Housing Act 1996. Officers needs to be able take a holistic and person -centred approach to provide providing comprehensive housing advice to prevent and relief homelessness. Candidates will need to be able to assess homeless applications under the legislation, make homelessness inquiries and produce quality personalised housing plans and issue s184 homeless decisions.

Candidates will operate within a 3 weekly duty Rota, which performs an in-take function and be able to attend multi-agency meetings. Remote-working is available with the requirement to provide officer cover on a rota. Candidates who are able to participate in an Out of hours Provision would also be preferred.