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Housing Allocations Officer

  • Job reference: jt0048
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Professionals
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Job description: Housing Allocations Officer, Hammersmith and Fulham

A London Local Authority are looking to recruit a Housing Allocations Officer, the postholder will be an integral part of the Allocations Team and will be focusing on ensuring efficient allocation of council properties and fulfilling nomination agreements with housing associations and RSL's.


The Role
Your key duties within the role will include the following:
-To deliver the fair allocation of secure Council housing, nominations to Registered Providers, mobility schemes and other housing options in line with the Council's Allocations Plan and Scheme of Allocation.
-allocate emergency/temporary accommodation as per the Council's statorty duty towards homeless families.
-To ensure we maintain zero families in B&B emergency accommodation.
-To allocate social housing in a timely manner thus reducing the void period and maximising the rental income.
-Assess housing transfers and requests for sheltered accommodation.
The Candidate
To be considered for this role, a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of housing and other relevant legislation is needed. A strong understanding of Northgate IT Systems is a bonus.

The Contract
This is a full-time role for 36 hours per week, contract starting ASAP and running until 28/06/2019.

Why work with Service Care Solutions?
-An exclusive range of Social Housing vacancies across the UK
-Free DBS processing
-Provider of Housing staff to over 200 local authorities and 100 Housing Associations.
-Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
-£250 referral bonus if you refer a successful candidate and they complete a probationary period
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How to Apply
If you wish to apply for the role, please send over a copy of your CV to Jason Thomas at Service Care Solutions (Jason. thomas @ service care. org .uk) or feel free to call Jason on 01772 208 966.