Homelessness Prevention Officer

Operations and Development Centre, Roway Lane, Oldbury B69 3ES
Band E SCP 18-25 (£25,419-£30,095 per annum) (£13.18-£15.60 per hour)
26 Jul 2022
26 Jul 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Housing Solutions Service as a Homeless Prevention Officer. you will be responsible:

To provide an effective and professional person-centred approach to the prevention and relief of homelessness. 

To take a holistic approach to understanding the root cause of a households homelessness and to work with them through effective support plans to prevent and relieve homelessness and create future sustainable housing options.

Develop sustainable solutions for households working with key providers and partners whilst ensuring that the council meets its statutory homelessness duties.

This is a rewarding if high pressured environment, we currently have 4 permanent contracts at salary grade E.


  • Numeracy and Literacy Level 2 qualification or equivalent as a minimum

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200233/jobs

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