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Move-On Officer, Northampton

  • Job reference: 16101
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Homeless and Housing Options
Job description: An interesting opportunity has arisen for a Move-On Officer for a local authority in Northampton, dealing with moving those at risk of homelessness on from temporary to permanent accommodation. The vacancy is required due to a sharp increase in the number of homelessness applications within the area.

The Role:
Your responsibilities in this role will include the following:
-Monitoring the progress of homeless housing applications - ensuring all information is received for housing bids
-Providing the homeless with advice and support, as well as acting as a point of contact
-Ensuring void properties are made available for allocation as soon as possible
-Minimising the use of B&Bs and deal with 'blockages' within the system

The Candidate:
To be successful in this role, you will need to have previous working experience with the homeless, in a homelessness prevention or solutions role. Ideally you will be available to start immediately and have an enhanced DBS on the update serice.

The Contract:
This is an initial three-month contract with a high possibility of being extended or made permanent.
The hours are full time, working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9.00 and 17.00.

To Apply:
To apply for this role, please apply via the link below, or send your CV directly to Lee McMillan at lee.mcmillan@servicecare.org.uk - if you have any questions, please feel free to call Lee on 01772 208966.