Housing Solutions Officer

Posted 6 April by Supertemps Easy Apply

Looking to utilise your skills in a temporary role that has prospects of long term opportunities? As our clients first tier preferred supplier we have an opening for an experienced Housing Officer to deliver a professional and effective housing management service for a local public sector organisation. 


In the role of Housing Solutions Officer Job, Conwy, North Wales you will be:

  • Delivering services to households in housing need in compliance with the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 and Supporting People initiative
  • Preventing homelessness though effective negotiation, advice, advocacy and support; liaising closely with other agencies
  • Providing advice and information on housing options to the public
  • Carrying out assessment of need. Devising support plans to prevent homelessness and producing and maintaining detailed case records
  • Providing a home visiting service to eligible service users in order to give support and guidance, provide practical help and inspect living conditions
  • Encouraging good working relationships with Private Sector Landlords
  • Preparing and submitting all relevant documentation to the Legal Department in relation to reviews of homeless decisions, evictions from temporary accommodation, recovery of debts
  • Attending and participating in regular Housing Solutions Team meetings
  • Assisting service users in a sensitive way and in accordance with the Data Protection Act

To be considered for the Housing Solutions Officer Job, Conwy, North Wales you must have:

  • Experience of working with homeless people
  • Knowledge of housing legislation, housing issues, and homelessness legislation
  • Relevant and appropriate experience of working within a housing management environment
  • Experience in report writing
  • IT literate with Microsoft Office including Word and Outlook
  • Good standard of education to A level or equivalent
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure across all client groups, with good time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Full driving license and car available for work use
  • Current DBS

This is a temporary full time (30 to 37 hours per week Monday to Friday) position with an ASAP start for a temporary period of 12 weeks with prospects of long term opportunities. The hourly rate is £11.25 per hour plus any accrued holiday time whilst on the assignment.

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Reference: 34851179

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