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Homelessness & Prevention Officer

Rugby Borough Council
Rugby, Warwickshire
£30,296 - £33,945
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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We are looking for experienced Homelessness Prevention Officers with at least 2 years' experience of working in Homelessness Prevention / Relief within a local authority.

You will have the experience and skillset to make enquiries and homelessness decisions, in accordance with the Homeless Reduction Act,2017.

Working as part of a generic team, you will be supporting customers to find solutions for their housing issues and will do this by providing housing and financial advice and support, liaising with landlords and developing personalised housing plans for customers with a firm focus on the prevention of homelessness.


•    Competitive Salary 
•    24 days annual leave, 8 Bank Holidays, 2 extra statutory days and 1 locally agreed day  
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Hybrid working 
•    Structured Induction Program
•    Learning and Development opportunities 
•    Regular performance reviews
•    Payment of professional subscription for approved professionals 
•    Family Friendly Policies
•    Independent Support for your health & wellbeing
•    Generous compassionate leave
•    Cycle to Work scheme

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Elaine Howard, our Team Supervisor (Homelessness and Prevention) on 01788 533837.

You can view full details of this job via our website , where you can also apply on-line.  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Interview Date: 26 July 2024

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Rugby’s one of the fastest growing boroughs in the country and at Rugby Borough Council, we have ambitious plans to drive growth and investment in the future.

With our world-renowned status as the birthplace of the game, Rugby shall soon become home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame under an exciting new partnership between Rugby Borough Council and World Rugby.

We recently opened a new leisure centre and a new crematorium, investments for our growing population – set to reach 130,000 in the next 15 years.

And with major housing, retail and employment developments both recently completed and in the pipeline, it’s an exciting time to live and work in Rugby.

Rugby Borough Council aims to recruit staff who share our ambition and vision – and in return, we’re committed to investing in your personal growth.

An equal opportunities employer, we offer flexible working hours and a wide range of training and development opportunities.
To find out more about Rugby Borough Council and our current vacancies, visit

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01788 533571
Rugby Borough Council
Town Hall
Evreux Way
West Midlands
CV21 2RR

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