HOUSING SOLUTIONS OFFICER (COMMUNITY OUTREACH)
£14 HOURLY RATE
MONDAY - FRIDAY- 9AM - 5PM
3 MONTH ASSIGNMENT (POSSIBILITY OF BEING EXTENDED)
HOUSING SOLUTIONS OFFICER'S MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
To understand the challenges and complexities around homelessness today, the impact that homelessness has on families and single people, and have a commitment to addressing housing issues and reducing homelessness.
To deliver an effective and efficient housing solution and options, homelessness prevention and statutory homelessness service in order to meet the responsibility to deliver its statutory functions, reaching customers offsite.
To see customers in relation to housing issues and understand their needs, provide advice and seek solutions in their homes, through surgeries and out in the community.
To liaise with, visit and support the customers in temporary accommodation where there is a change in circumstance.
To be the first point of contact in the community for housing concerns, including any referrals to relevant agencies (safeguarding/MASH/).
To lead on development and delivery of community housing drop-in surgeries in order to raise awareness of housing issues and prevent homelessness.
THE HOUSING SOLUTION OFFICER MUST HAVE:
A comprehensive understanding and awareness of housing issues, and of government policy relating to homelessness
Experience of interviewing people who are under stress, emotional and/or living in unsatisfactory housing conditions
Knowledge of activities and techniques to prevent homelessness with the ability to present innovative solutions
Ability to devise complex Personalised Housing Plans, provide complex advice to customers verbally and in writing
*Please apply online with your CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*
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