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Benefit and Housing Needs Officer

  • Job reference: JT26
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Professionals
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Job description: Prevention work - negotiating with host, aware of S21 notices being legal and eviction process, dealing with landlord harassment, know about N244 re-entry, work with probation, deal with DV and lots more
Provide Options and Advice - look at HB, DHP, maximising income, debt management, liaise with Housing Supply

Homelessness - know when interim duty is triggered, placing in TA and what is required, take homelessness applications, make necessary investigations and make decisions whether we owe a duty or not.

Systems experience: JIGSAW experience, working from home will require
unlimited broadband at home and access to a laptop or computer. We may be able to provide laptops where required.