Homeless & Housing Solutions Officer

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary £15.43 - £17.12 per hour + dependant on experience
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactSamantha Riley

Job description

Homeless & Housing Solutions Officer required!

Opus people Solutions on behalf of Bromsgrove & Redditch Council are looking for a Homeless & Housing Solutions Officer to join the team on a 3-6-month contract.
This exciting opportunity is a hybrid role and will require you to work in the office at Redditch Council for 2 days per week.

As a Homeless & Housing Solutions Officer your role will include:

  • Duty cover both face to face and by telephone
  • Assessing and case working homeless applications made to the council, working under homelessness legislation (Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 - 'HRA')
  • Offering housing advice to applicants
  • Attending meetings where requested

To be considered for this role you must

  • Be able to work as part of a team of officers; and remaining flexible to conflicting demand.
  • Have strong working knowledge of Part 7 and Part 6 of the Housing Act 1996.
  • Be up to date with statutory and case law changes; and staying abreast of local and national issues relating to Homelessness'.

If this sounds like the role for you, then please apply now!