Housing Solutions Review Officer

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£21,693 - £25, 463
Posted
26 Jul 2018
Closes
17 Aug 2018
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

TAMWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL

Housing Solutions

Housing Solutions Review Officer

£21,693 - £25,463 per annum plus essential car user allowance

37 hours per week

Temporary contract for up to 12 months

 

Tamworth Borough Council has a new and exciting opportunity within the housing solutions team for a Housing Solutions Review Officer.  This is an interesting and diverse role which will require a dynamic and highly motivated individual as the role includes a wide range of duties and provision of essential statutory services. 

The successful candidate will apply a proactive and enthusiastic approach to the service and have in-depth knowledge on Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended) and relevant case law.

You must be able to manage your own caseload of homelessness and suitability of accommodations reviews in accordance with the above Act ensuring all statutory deadlines are met. You will need a high level of investigative skills to undertake in-depth enquiries into homelessness decisions and legal challenges to those decisions.

Within this diverse role there will also be requirements to collect and analyse data, and extract necessary information to enable housing solutions to respond to freedom of information requests, subject access requests and also statistics for the quarterly returns for the service.

Excellent communication and customer service skills are required as well as a good understanding of current housing issues and the ability to work using your own initiative. Home visits for the service may also be required.

This is a demanding but exciting opportunity for the right candidate and if you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Sarah Finnegan (Housing Solutions Manager) on 01827 709508.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, health scheme, pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, nationality check, medical clearance and DBS check.

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 16th August 2018

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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