Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Housing Options Officer

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Job Description:

Housing Options Officer needed in Leamington Spa paying £11.96 per hr PAYE ref: 5196495

This role is full time on a temporary basis.

Responsibilities:

  • To use creative solutions to prevent homelessness occurring, and to use agreed homelessness prevention and relief practices and negotiation skills
  • The post holder will provide a proactive homeless prevention service through the provision of comprehensive housing and welfare advice.
  • Undertake relevant home visits, including working with some of the most difficult and challenging customers during times of anxiety and stress.
  • Provision of emergency advice in relation to landlord and tenant law, family law, tenants’ rights, and unlawful eviction
  • Completion of emergency Court applications to suspend possession orders and bailiff’s warrants, including preparation of legal pleadings on behalf of clients.
  • Referrals to tenancy deposit scheme, support providers including the Direct Access Hostel and women’s aid refuges in order to prevent or relieve homelessness.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering customer focused, quality services

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

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