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Job Reference: 45604

Housing Options Officer (Temp)

  • Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot, Wales
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £12.35 - £15.39

Seven Resourcing are currently looking for a temporary Housing Options Officer to work in Neath. This position is initially for a month and will be paying £12.35 – £15.39 per hour via an umbrella company.

The role:

Experienced Housing Options officer needed short term to cover absence. Caseload will be carried for applicants both in temporary accommodation and in other forms of unsecure housing. In depth knowledge and experience of Housing Wales Act is essential. Immediate start required.

Key Responsibilities:

      Receive enquiries from households who are experiencing housing difficulties and to provide relevant advice information and assistance with the aim of preventing homelessness (this will include face to face and telephone interviews, home visits and multi agency case conferences);

Be responsible for carrying out statutory investigations related to statutory homeless applications having regard to relevant legislation, Code of Guidance and identified good practice;

Issue statutory decisions and notification letters

Act as duty officer and be point of contact on behalf of the team.

Secure appropriate interim, temporary accommodation and permanent accommodation for qualifying households;

Carry out relevant needs assessments and develop Personal Housing Plans

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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