Homelessness Officer (Housing Options)

Fusion People
14 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job DescriptionJob Title: Homelessness Officer (Housing Options)
Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate
Location: Bournemouth
Contract Type: Contract

An interesting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Homelessness Officer (Housing Options) to join a local authority based In the Bournemouth area. Candidates must have thorough knowledge of Part V11 of the Housing Act.

Key Responsibilities:
*To assist clients who present as potentially homeless and work with them to find solutions
*To manage cases of homelessness clients and enable moving on to alternative accommodation.
*To conduct one to one interviews with Service Users and carryout a triage service at reception.
*Keep up to date on Homelessness and other relevant legislation
Key Requirements:
*CIH or other housing qualification
*Experience of undertaking face to face case- work with vulnerable client groups e.g. those who are homeless or potentially homeless, offenders , young people etc
*Experience of communicating effectively both orally and in writing with a range of professional and voluntary agencies.
*Experienced in homeless prevention
*Thorough knowledge of Part V11 of the Housing Act

Opportunities to join the in place pension scheme are available.

Please apply ASAP or call Charley on 0117 917 4560 for more information.

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