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Housing Needs Officer

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Anonymous

Berkshire, Berkshire United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
£24 - £26 Hourly
Do you have detailed knowledge of homelessness legislation and experience in providing housing options advice to prevent and relieve homelessness?

Are you able to speak to people at all levels in an assertive but diplomatic manner, whilst maintaining a position?

Are you able to negotiate with and influence others, build constructive relationships be resilient and persist to achieve good outcomes?

Our client, a Berkshire based Local Authority are looking for an experienced Housing Needs Officer to join them for an initial 3-6 months

The successful candidate needs to have detailed understanding of homelessness legislation and case law, welfare benefits and of the law relating to different tenures. They will also must understand the needs and challenges faced by homeless people and the challenge of meeting housing need. You will also be required to make detailed section 184 homelessness decisions, based on the relevant legislation.

Previous experience in a similar position, within a Local Authority setting is essential, so please only apply with 6 months experience or more

For more information, please feel free to call (Apply online only) and ask for Jeanette Eccleston. Equally you can send you CV through by applying for the position, via the link

Reference: 619137506

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