Homelessness Investigations / Options Officer

Public/Government jobs >> Social Care/Social Services

Negotiable

Permanent

Description

BDS Recruitment are currently looking for a number of experienced homelessness officers within the Northampton area. We are looking for someone who can conduct a triage by contacting the customer, speedily assessing the situation to understand if they are threatened with homelessness, setting up the case on database, and booking an appointment for the assessment.

The Role:

* To work in accordance with the Housing Act 1996 Part VII and Homelessness Act 2002, whilst being mindful of the Codes of Guidance.

* Decisions made to include any duty owed under section 188 for the provision of temporary accommodation, section193 duty to secure long term accommodation, discharge of section 188 and section 193 duty in appropriate circumstances.

* Working through referrals and keeping up with the volume of work, with some knowledge of assessing the validity of s21 and s8 notices.

* Good customer service skills, experience of working in a housing options setting, and working under pressure.

The position will pay up to £24p/h on a Ltd basis.

Candidates must have an enhanced DBS on the update service and access to their own vehicle.

Please apply now for immediate consideration
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  • CV-119598
  • Permanent
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