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Housing Options Officer


Job Description:

Housing Options Officer based in Nottingham paying £30.00ph  

This is a full time temporary contract role.

Employer Reference:      RQ502035

To actively support the prevention of homelessness by providing a comprehensive housing options and advice service.  In addition to this fulfilling the statutory obligations in respect of homelessness and access to housing and work with partner organisations.

  • Consider and assess homeless applications in accordance with the Housing Act 1996 Part 7 as amended by the Homeless Reduction Act 2017
  • To investigate, assess, assist and advise customers on their housing options, providing the Council’s statutory obligations in relation to housing advice and homeless services.
  • To ensure that the Council complies with its statutory duties in providing homeless prevention advice, ensuring that the Council acts in accordance with the legislation and its timescale
  • To actively work with clients to prevent their homelessness. By assisting them to retain their existing accommodation or secure alternative housing when all other housing options or solutions are exhausted.

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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