Housing Solutions Officer

Posted 25 March by HancoxRead Recruitment
Ending soon

Job Title: Housing Solutions Officer (3 Month Contract - at least)

Salary: £12.60 p/h

Location: Sandwell

Working Week: 37 hours per week (flexible)

Sandwell Council are looking to recruit a friendly and approachable person to work with clients with multiple support needs, including clients that are street homeless and experiencing challenges such as substance misuse and mental health issues.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To take a full homeless application and undertake thorough investigations in accordance with the Homeless Reduction Act 2017.
  • To carry out detailed enquiries on cases subject to statutory review proceedings.
  • To prevent and relieve homelessness.
  • To provide advice and assistance of a range of housing options.
  • To undertake a holistic assessment of the client’s needs - working alongside partners and agencies to develop a suitable action plan to address these needs.
  • To develop, update and review Personalised Housing Plans for customers in light of the Homeless Reduction Act following a detailed assessment.
  • Work closely with clients with multiple, complex needs to develop a package of wrap-around support - and deliver this support in conjunction with specialist agencies and partners.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience of working within Housing Options and the wider housing and homelessness sector.
  • Knowledge of the Homeless Reduction Act 2017.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong tact.
  • You must hold a full, valid UK Driving License.

Contact

Please submit your CV via the apply button and one of the team at HancoxRead Recruitment will be in touch.

Required skills

  • Holistic
  • Housing
  • Mental Health
  • Homelessness
  • Substance

Application question

Do you have a full UK driving license?

Reference: 41675255

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