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Resettlement Officer

  • Location:

    Redbridge

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ443206_1630528816

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Resettlement Officer

Akton Recruitment has a opening for a Resettlement Officer


We are looking for someone who is naturally caring in nature and has practical knowledge of helping vulnerable service users access housing services. The successful candidate will have a very good understanding of the housing and welfare benefits system and will be keen to join us, at an exciting time, where changes in legislation (The Housing Reduction Act 2017) have changed the way in which we support and assist our customers, thus meaning the way in which we work is different now, focusing on trying to prevent our clients from becoming homeless. These attributes will give the successful candidate the best chance of succeeding in this role. The successful candidate will join a team of colleagues who have a diverse skill sets and provide a great resource of knowledge and can help imbed the Richmond and Wandsworth ways of working.

Excellent communication and organisational skills will also go a long way in this role ensuring that you provide the best level of service. The service is very specialised as it is designed to meet the needs of each individual depending on their personal circumstances.