Housing Options Officer

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Homelessness
  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference

A fantastic opportunity has risen in South West London as a Housing Options officer.
The duration of the role is for 6 months, but there is a possibility of the role being extended due to how you perform within the role.
The Housing Options Officers are responsible for preventing homelessness, relieving homelessness and investigating and assessing the client's duties to customers who are homeless or threatened with homelessness under its statutory duties.
The client wants someone who has previously done this role and has all the knowledge of the legislation's that accompanies the role.
Applying the Housing Act 1996 Part VII, the Homelessness Act 2002, the Localism Act 2011 and related legislation is desirable, full training will be provided to the right candidate who can demonstrate the qualities and skills required for this role.
The client is also looking for some who has up to date knowledge on landlord and tenant law, debt advice, income maximisation alongside effective homeless prevention initiatives including the council's Housing Allocations Scheme, experience of processing homeless applications made under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended) to produce clearly detailed and robust written s184 decisions in accordance with current legislation and case law will be an advantage.

If you have the experience and the knowledge on the legislation's of this role, please do apply now!
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