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Housing Assistant


Job Description:

Housing Assistant Based in Sittingbourne and the salary is £10.84 ph PAYE  

This is a full time temporary role. 

Employer Reference: 443455

This role will involve:

  • To provide effective support to the Housing Advice Team, undertaking general administrative duties and assisting with investigations to enable the Housing Advisers to make robust decisions about their investigations under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended). This will involve gathering information on the phone, face to face and in writing from a wide range of sources.
  • To undertake housing advice triage interviews, both face-to-face and over the telephone, for customers approaching the client for housing advice and assistance; providing initial housing advice, and booking appointments for the team where appropriate.
  • To assist the Temporary Accommodation Officer with arranging and booking applicants into temporary accommodation.
  • To assist the Preventions Officer with homelessness prevention activities, including providing initial housing advice to applicants; making enquiries with landlord and signposting and referring applicants to a wide range of support services and supported accommodation projects.

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.

If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.

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  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Property

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