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Housing Options Officer

Eden Brown

Atherstone

Temporary

£15.40/annum

CV91RR

Posted: 20/01/2023

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A role of

has come up with North Warwickshire Borough Council for a 6 month ongoing assignment and likely to be extended.
Pay - £ 15.40/hr Umbrella
Address - The Council House, CV9 1DE
JD below

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.

* 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).

* Administrate the Council's mutual exchange list service as part of providing options for applicants.

* To undertake the initial assessment of the circumstances of homeless applicants and decide whether the Prevention or Relief Duty is owed to them.

* If the Prevent or Relief duty is owed to undertake a needs assessment of the homeless household, to provide a Personal Housing Plan for the applicant and keep both under review through close case management. Action will be required to take reasonable steps to assist the applicant to sustain their current accommodation or ensure that they are not homeless.

* Following the initial assessment if the applicant meets the homelessness main duty criteria to ascertain their circumstances and refer them to the Housing Options and Lettings Team Leader or the Homeless Persons Officer.

Would this role be of interest to you, would you like me to put you forward? (please send me your up to date CV along with your date of birth and NI number)

If interested you can reach me at (url removed)

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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