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Senior Caseworker

  • Location:

    Enfield Town

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £27.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JR70_1599231985

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Caseworker

Akton Recruitment currently has an opening for a Senior Caseworker in Enfield

- Please be advised that experience working as a caseworker in a Housing Options Service is essential for this role. We will not consider applicants without prior experience.
-Responding to queries from emergency duty line and taking homeless applications
- Making section 184 decisions under Housing Act 1996 Part VI & VII as amended by the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
- Carrying out enquiries to determine what duties are owed to applicants.
- Writing decision letters ceasing duty towards applicants for rent arrears, anti-social behaviour or abandonment under s.193(6)
- Creating personal housing plans with individual clients to assist them in resolving their homelessness under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
- Issuing notification letters explaining what duties are owed to applicants
- Providing assistance to caseworkers in conducting enquiries and quality checking decisions issued.
- Responding to MEQ's and complaints
- Casework Housing Experience
- Experience carrying out legislative duties