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Housing Options Officer

  • Location: Warwickshire, England
  • Salary: £32.72 - £32.72 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time
  • Contact: Michael Bowen

Seven Social Care is looking for a Housing Options Officer at North Warwickshire Borough Council

Overall Purpose of the Position:

To inform customers who contact the Council about their housing circumstances about housing options available to them.

To assess the needs of homeless applicants and deliver the services required for the Prevention and Relief statutory duties and keep cases under review.

To assess applicants’ circumstances in accordance with the Council’s Lettings Scheme and register applications as required.

To collect and collate data about applications and the activity on the housing register.

Principal Responsibilities:


    To ensure that good quality information about housing options is readily available for customers and to personally convey that information to customers who contact the Council for housing advice.


    Help to promote the housing options service to encourage applicants in housing need to use the service and therefore enable the Council to provide assistance through early intervention.

3          To implement a wide range of housing options. This will include supporting applicants to access options (for example access to prevention funds, debt advice services and support services, private sector leasing schemes, Local Authority Mortgage Scheme, supported housing) as well implementing those that will assist them to find alternative housing (for example mutual exchange register, housing register, rent guarantee scheme).

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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