Based in Luton paying £17.67ph PAYE
This is a full time temporary contract.
Our client is looking for a Housing Options Officer. To deliver effective advisory & assistance service as part of a comprehensive approach to Housing Options that meets statutory requirements.
They successful candidate will be required to negotiate with landlords and other agencies or relevant parties (e.g. family and friends) to ensure that accommodation does not cease to be available to an applicant whenever possible. Mediate to resolve potentially homeless cases, irrespective of tenure (excluding fear of violence).
They will manage a caseload, and make decisions in regards to homelessness which include judgements related to duties owed by the local authority and determining the best course of action in emergency situations, which impact upon the health and safety of people in the community and assist the Head of Service in maintaining a strategic view of service provision, identifying priorities and developing work programmes.
Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.
Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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