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Senior Housing Options

Posted 6 March by Venn Group Easy Apply Ended

Senior Housing Options Officers
Immediately Required Via Venn Group
The Contract Recruitment Specialists

Our client, a well respected Local Authority, is looking for a Senior Housing Options Officer on a temp to perm basis.

Location: Somerset
Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday - Friday) 9am - 5pm flexi time
Length of Contract: 3 Month +

Day to Day Duties:
Managing a geographical area and carrying out home visits to provide tenancy advice
Providing telephone advice and follow up interviews on housing advice
Managing a caseload of potentially up to 30 clients
Dealing with all levels of homelessness prevention and housing options
Visiting clients to talk through status and prevention processes
Carrying out interviews and investigations into applicants circumstances
Making Section 184 decisions and issue letters accordingly
Creating and maintaining reports
Liaising with private landlords, housing providers and support providers regarding homelessness and provision of accommodation
Providing housing advice both over the phone and face to face
Liaising with external agencies including Social Services and signpost tenants for additional support
Supporting members of staff to ensure correct legislative decisions

Essential Skills:
Have made Section 184 decision
Be a driver with access to your own car
A DBS within 3 years

To be considered for this position and for further information on this and other roles please send an updated CV to or call Eric Chadwick or Phoebe Orchard on


Reference: 34612757

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