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Housing Options Officer

£20.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Are you looking for your next move within Housing Options? A leading local authority Randstad work closely with are currently on the lookout for an experienced Housing Options Officer to join their growing team. The successful candidate will have experience working within homelessness and working alongside the HRA 2017. Role Requirements/Responsibilities To prevent homelessness by promoting housing options and providing effective advice To determine whether applicants are owed a statutory duty under Part VII of the 1996 Housing act, as ammended Working closely with other Housing Division Teams to achieve the division's aims and targets, preventing fraud and protecting resources To interview customers, to assess whether homelessness can be prevented in any way in a sensitive, customer focused way, which meets the needs of vulnerable customers whilst simultaneously managing expectations. To investigate homelessness applications undertaking necessary enquiries quickly and efficiently within 33 working days to determine eligibility, priority need, homelessness, intentional homelessness and local connection. To make detailed enquiries to outside agencies and authorities in order to verify and obtain further information about the above and to investigate the applicant's statement to prevent fraud and protect public resources Refer customers to the Housing Support Team only where homelessness cannot be prevented and the household expressly wishes to pursue an application under Part VII of the homelessness Act 1996 (as amended) and are in priority need due to a physical or mental health vulnerability.Still searching? Not all of our vacancies are on our website yet. We're happy to provide a tailored careers guidance service, so for the best chance of finding your ideal opportunity, get in touch with one of our specialist consultants and we will be able to support you with your job search. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business
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  • Job Reference: 707255433-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Randstad CPE
    Randstad CPE
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £20.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Contract