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Move-On Officer (Temporary Accommodation)

  • Job reference: 18255
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Homeless and Housing Options
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Job description: Move-On Officer (Temporary Accommodation) - Northampton
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 service.

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.

Why work with Service Care Solutions?
-A specialist, dedicated Social Housing consultant offering single point of contact
-Provider of Housing staff to over 200 local authorities and 100 Housing Associations.
-DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.
-£250 referral bonus if you refer a successful candidate and they complete a probationary period

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV directly to lee.mcmillan@servicecare.org.uk.
You can also chat to Lee about the role on 01772 208 966 or via LinkedIn… https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-mcmillan-b3a735b0/