Homelessness Prevention Officer

South Staffordshire Council
Grade H – £25,481 - £27,741 per annum
07 Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are looking for an exceptional person to be the Council’s key contact for Homelessness Prevention and work specifically with individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The job role is to provide direct support to those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, working with other agencies to end rough sleeping by increasing activity to prevent single homelessness and reduce family temporary accommodation numbers through maximizing homelessness prevention

To provide support to those placed in South Staffordshire under the UK Resettlement Scheme and to manage the responsibilities for victims of domestic abuse under the Safe Accommodation Duty

Why work for South Staffordshire Council?

We are an award-winning Council that has lots to offer.  We support flexible and agile ways of working and have strong IT support. Whilst we are mainly working remotely at present, our offices have great access by road to the Council offices in Codsall and free car parking. We’re located within a 5-minute walk of Bilbrook train station which is a short journey from Wolverhampton station and 25 minutes from Birmingham New Street.  Our main offices in Codsall are currently undergoing modernisation and refurbishment to provide a real community hub with partner organisations, local businesses, library, doctors surgery and cafe all in one central location.

How to Apply

Please visit our website at https://www.sstaffs.gov.uk/find-a-job/current-vacancies.cfm

You will be directed to our career page where you will be provided with details of how to apply.

Closing Date: 12 noon on 30th September 2021

Interviews will be on the 12th/13th October via Teams.

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