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Housing Advisory Officer

  • Job reference: SHAB564738
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Homeless and Housing Options
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Job description: Temp Contract available 12 weeks.

Based In Preston.

Due to the short term nature of the contract we are looking for candidates who have current or recent experience of homelessness and housing advice work who are able to carry out the duties after a short induction period.

The role involves working in a local authority Housing Advisory Service as part of a duty officer rota providing a high standard of advice and assistance on a range of housing related enquiries. Your knowledge and experience will enable you to prevent or relieve homelessness wherever possible under the HRA and provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of housing.

In addition to this there is a requirement to respond effectively to emergency situations and crisis management to secure immediate access to accommodation. Applicants are required to maintain a high standard of written casework and have experience of casework management databases such as Civica.

If you are interested in this post then please call Adam on 01772 208966 or email your CV