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Visiting Officer

  • Job reference: jt0017
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Domestic and Support Services
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Job description: Visiting Officer, Hammersmith + Fulham
An exciting opportunity has arose working in Hammersmith and Fulham as a Visiting Officer, this will require the individual to act as lead officer for Growth & Placements in the systematic inspection of all Private Sector accommodation, leased from Landlords and Managing Agents. Another key role within this job is to conduct home visits and verify household composition is in accordance with homeless duty.
The Role
Your key duties within the role will include the following:
-To act as lead officer for growth and placements in the systematic inspection of private rented sector accommodation
-Conduct home visits and verity household composition is in accordance with homeless duty
-Take effective action when non-occupation, illegal occupation and sub-letting has been discovered
-Lead investigations into suspected illegal occupation and sub-letting
-Carry out robust inspections to all private sector units, used as temporary accommodation
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other investigative bodies and agencies
-Gather evidence by way of written request, conducting interviews, observations, visiting properties

The Candidate
To be considered for this role you must have experience and an understanding of the Council's equal opportunities policy, and the ability to implement the policy in relation to the duties of the post coupled with a basic understanding of the Council's Homeless Duty in relation to the provision of temporary accommodation
The Contract
This is a contact starting ASAP up to 30th April 2019, working 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

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

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