Housing Assessmnt Office Job In Coventry

Housing Assessmnt Office

  • £17 - £20 per hour
  • Posted: 03/10/2018
  • Coventry
  • Job Ref: V51100129
  • Temporary

Job Details

Our local authority client is seeking a Housing Assessment Officer on an ongoing temporary basis.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a comprehensive and proactive Housing Assessment Service that includes:

  • Frontline assessment and advice
  • The assessment and discharge of the Authority's statutory duties in relation to part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended)
  • Assessment and assistance of housing needs that lead to the prevention of homelessness
  • The provision of emergency accommodation where required
  • The rotation of roles within the team to include First Response and Homelessness Assessment
  • Must have homelessness experience
  • Have a strong awareness of section 184 and have made decisions around this
  • Must have experience in a leadership role again where they have had to make some difficult decisions