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Housing Solutions Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £18.33 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Housing Solutions Officer

Akton Recruitment have an opening for Housing Solutions Officer

To provide an effective, professional service on behalf of the Council including offering a full range of advice on housing options in the private and public sector and ensure comprehensive homelessness prevention service.
? To provide an effective, professional homelessness service on behalf of the Council including assessment and investigation of homeless approached and applications in line with the Council's statutory duties under the Housing Act 1996 Part 7 and relevant case laws and local policies.
? To develop, update and review Personalised Housing Plan for customers on behalf of the council in light of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017. This Plan will ensure that homelessness is prevented or relieved through active engagement with council and private sector services.

Knowledge of relevant case laws and Codes of Guidance.
? A good knowledge of services, benefits and support available to homeless people or those experiencing housing problems
? Excellent interpersonal skills including active listening, advocacy and a win-win approach with all stakeholders.
? Excellent communication skills including the ability to write detailed technical letters and reports.