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Homelessness Prevention and Advice Officer

  • Job reference: SHAB47348
  • Location: Hillingdon, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Advice
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Job description: Homelessness Prevention and Advice Officer based in Hillingdon.

Temporary Contract.

To start ASAP!

Minimum of expectation:

The minimum standard for this recruitment exercise is at least 2 years experience working for a Local Authority in a Housing Options / Housing Advice / Homeless Prevention Service, with clear evidence of being able to manage a full prevention caseload with minimal supervision.

The post-holder will be responsible for proactively delivering housing options advice, including low cost home ownership, preventing homelessness, investigating householder circumstances and undertaking statutory assessments in order to determine the best options and resources available on a case by case basis. This will involve carrying and managing a case load across housing options, move-on and homeless prevention, to work with individuals supporting and directing clients to access a broad range of housing options and where appropriate making relevant onward referrals and signpost to other services. The post holder will ensure statutory requirements are met and local team targets are delivered through case work.

If you are interested in this post then please forward your CV to adam.benouaich@servicecare.org.uk.