Assistant Housing Needs Officer

Temporary Accommodation Finance Team, 3rd Floor, Lancaster Circus. B2 2RF
£15,807 - £18,746
20 Dec 2018
15 Jan 2019
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6 months Fixed term Contact

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Housing Options Service as an Assistant Housing Needs Officer within the Temporary Accommodation Finance Team.

The role involves carrying out a variety of tasks to assist the Service perform its statutory duty to provide Temporary Accommodation and maximising income.

You will be responsible for assisting with the collection of rent and former arrears, helping with benefit claims and making payment arrangements. You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work with numbers and preferably knowledge and/or experience of benefits and rent collection. An awareness of homeless legislation would be an advantage.


A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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