Housing Options Officer

Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
Grade F (SCP 22-26) - £21,074 – £23,866 per annum pro-rata
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Job Ref
DHH305
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

DHH305 Housing Options Officer

3 Year Fixed Term Contract

Grade F (SCP 22-26) - £21,074 – £23,866 per annum pro-rata to the duration of the Fixed Term contract

37 hours per week

Do you like the satisfaction of knowing that you helped prevent a family becoming homeless? Or having made sure someone who is vulnerable has a roof over their head for the night?

An opportunity is available to join our award winning Housing Options Team and develop our service in line with new legislation regarding homelessness. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing housing and support needs for applicants who are homeless or threatened with homelessness;
  • Working with applicants and partners in order to agree personalised housing plans;
  • Making statutory decisions regarding homelessness in accordance with current legislation;
  • Taking proactive steps to reduce rough sleeping and prevent homelessness;
  • Managing our waiting list and nomination agreements with registered providers.

If you want a job that makes a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people then this could be the role for you.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.staffordbc.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers

Closing date for completed applications 14 October 2018

 

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