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Senior Housing Options Caseworkers

  • Location:

    Edenfield

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-327

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    09 Jun 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-05-11

Housing Options Officer 
 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for a Housing Options Officer to provide a full range of advice on housing options within the housing team of a local authority in the Enfield area

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.


- 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

For more informmation please call 01772 428186