Housing options Officer

Temp to Perm, Temporary
Full Time
Job Sector:
Property / Lettings / Surveying
South Wales
Neath Port Talbot
Salary description:
£12.11 - £13.57/ hour PAYE
Start Date:
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A temporary Ongoing position for a Housing Options Officer has arisen with the local authorities in Neath, Wales.

Full-time Housing Options Officer to cover absence. Must have knowledge and experience of the Housing Wales Act, statutory applications and assessments and the local housing sector. Urgent start required.

Main Duties are to take homeless applications, carry out assessments on homelessness, priority need, affordability and all relevant elements of the homelessness assessment.

To prevent homelessness through the provision of housing advice by assisting households to secure alternative accommodation and by referring vulnerable households to appropriate support agencies.

Skills and Experience:

In possession of or working towards a relevant NVQ or Housing qualification
Experience of providing front line housing advise to clients experiencing homelessness or housing need.
Knowledge of homelessness legislation and good practice.
Knowledge of issues and problems encountered by homeless households and an understanding of how to overcome those.Hours of work are 8.30am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

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