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Senior Housing Solutions Officer

Senior Housing Solutions Officer

  • Location

    Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Social Housing

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Hannah Cole

  • Contact email:

    hannah.cole@buildrec.com

  • Contact phone:

    07943883686

  • Job ref:

    SeniorSolutions

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-30

  • Startdate:

    Immediately

Build recruitment are currently recruiting full time Senior Housing Solutions Officers to join a well established organisation, who can lead and provide support to a team of officers. 

You would be expected to manager a team as well as managing your own case-load. 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

Experience of managing a team and as well as a large case-load of your own

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 (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. 

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.