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Housing Solutions Officer

Housing Solutions Officer

  • Location

    Luton

  • Sector:

    Social Housing

  • Salary:

    £17.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Hannah Cole

  • Contact email:

    hannah.cole@buildrec.com

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-18

Build recruitment are currently recruiting full time Housing Options/Housing Solutions Officers.

You would be expected to provide am intensive, customer focussed frontline service. You will be providing advice, support and guidance to those whom require assistance in housing. This will be a fast paced role where you would be expected to provide individual advice and guidance using extensive knowledge of housing law to provide the correct solutions in accordance with the Council, governance guidance and housing law. You will also be expected to investigate and assess homeless applications, carrying out interviews and making decisions in accordance with Part VII of the Housing Act 1996

You must have

  • A good understanding of Housing Options with at least 1 years experience delivering a similar role
  • Knowledge of  housing and homelessness legislation, including Part VII the Housing Act 1996
  • Good knowledge of Landlord & Tenant Law

Working hours will be Monday - Friday 09:00 am to 17:30 pm (37 hours per week). You will also be required to hold a standard DBS.

The contract will be for around 12 weeks, but there may be potential for it to extend.