Housing Solutions Officer - Allocations

Posted 11 June by Adecco
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Job Title: Housing Solutions Officer

Location: Ealing, London

Hourly rate : £20.52 PAYE

Contract Type: Temporary

Contract Length: 3 months, possibility of extension

Working Pattern: Full Time, 35 hours

Responsibilities:

  • Assist individuals and families in finding suitable housing solutions within the Ealing area.
  • Utilise expertise in allocation systems such as Locata, OHMS, and Jigsaw to match clients with appropriate housing options.
  • Collaborate with the housing team to assess and prioritise applications, ensuring fair and efficient allocation of social housing.
  • Conduct assessments to determine eligibility for housing support services.
  • Provide advice and guidance to clients on relevant housing policies, procedures, and available resources.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of client interactions and housing offers.
  • Liaise with external partners, including landlords and housing providers, to secure additional housing opportunities.
  • Advocate for vulnerable individuals and families, ensuring their needs are considered in housing allocation decisions.
  • Continuously monitor and review housing allocations processes, suggesting improvements where necessary.

Our client, a public sector organisation in Ealing, London, is seeking a Housing Solutions Officer to join their team for a temporary contract of 3 months. With a focus on social housing and allocations, this role offers an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in need of housing support.

As a Housing Solutions Officer, you will play a vital role in assisting clients in finding suitable housing options. You will utilise your expertise in allocation systems such as Locata, OHMS, and Jigsaw to match clients with available properties. Working closely with the housing team, you will assess applications, prioritise needs, and ensure fair and efficient allocation of social housing.

To excel in this role, you should have a strong understanding of housing policies and procedures, as well as experience working with allocation systems. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to provide advice and guidance to clients, advocate for their needs, and build positive relationships with external partners.

This is a full-time position based in Ealing, London. The office is conveniently located just 12 minutes walk from Ealing Broadway train station, ensuring easy access for commuters.

If you are passionate about working in the public sector and making a difference in your community, we invite you to join our client's team as a Housing Solutions Officer. Apply today and contribute to providing sustainable and suitable housing solutions to those in need.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • Locata
  • OHMS and JIGSAW

Reference: 52845613

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