Housing Options Officer

  • Job Reference: 6534030
  • Date Posted: 19 June 2017
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Salary: £20.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 2 - 3 Months +
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Housing Options Officer Required
Rate: Dependant on experience
Length of contract: Ongoing
Location: Worcestershire
 An opening has arisen for a Housing Options Officer with view to an immediate start in the Worcestershire region.
Completing a full range of duties to include:

  •          Providing advice and assistance on housing and homelessness to reduce the number of homeless applications
  •          Carrying out initial assessments and making final section 184 decisions
  •          Interviewing and assessing applicants under Housing Act 1996 and Homeless Act 2002
  •          Liaised with landlords and families and assessing eligibility and intentionality
  •          Making referrals and signposting to other organisations
  •          Allocating temporary accommodation to clients

The successful candidate will have:

  •          An enhanced DBS check
  •          Previous relevant experience with section 184 decisions
  •          A full UK driving license and access to their own vehicle

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Tommy Bergin or Hannah Dunlop on 0121 616 0660 or email tbergin@venngroup.com