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Housing Options Officer

  • Job reference: ASR031
  • Location: Neath, Neath Port Talbot
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Homeless and Housing Options
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Job description: Job Title: Housing Options Officer
Location: Neath
Hours: 37

A Local Authority in Neath are looking to recruit a Housing Options Officer who will provide all households that present in housing need with appropriate, accurate and timely advice information and assistance.

The Role
The Successful Candidate will be expected to;

*Receive enquiries from households who are experiencing housing difficulties and to provide relevant advice information and assistance with the aim of preventing homelessness (this will include face to face and telephone interviews, home visits and multi agency case conferences)
*Be responsible for carrying out statutory investigations related to statutory homeless applications having regard to relevant legislation, Code of Guidance and identified good practice
*Issue statutory decisions and notification letters
*Act as a duty officer and be the point of contact on behalf of the team.
*Secure appropriate interim. temporary accommodation and permanent accommodation for qualifying households

The Candidate
To be considered for this role you must;
*Have experience applying Housing legislation, especially part VI Housing Act 1996 and Homelessness Reduction Act
*Have experience dealing with homelessness and giving advice surrounding the Local Authority's obligations under legislation


If you're interested in apply for this role, please ring (0 1 7 7 2) 2 0 8 9 6 6 and ask for Ashlee.