Housing Choices Officer

  • Job Reference: CRA430199
  • Date Posted: 7 July 2021
  • Recruiter: CRA Group Limited
  • Location: Newham, Northumberland
  • Salary: £12.00 to £13.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE NEXT BEST HOUSINNG CHOICES OFFICER!!!

Experience, skills and knowledge

  • Experience of undertaking assessments under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended) and preventing homelessness in accordance with the provisions of the Homelessness Reduction Act is essential.
  • Experience of preventing homelessness in accordance with the provisions of the Homelessness Reduction Act, associated Code of Guidance, case law and best practice.
  • Experience of assessing people’s housing need, reflecting their specific circumstances, creating tailored Personal Housing Plans to either prevent or relieve homelessness and with a full understanding of the vulnerabilities and complexities presented by individuals
  • Experience of managing a complex and demanding case load in a busy and often challenging environment, ensuring all options are thoroughly explored.
  • Experience of undertaking the assessment and investigation of homeless applications under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended) where prevention/relief is not possible, and inform clients of their assessment outcome.
  • Experience of maintaining high levels of good customer care and empathy throughout.