Private Housing Standards Officer

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Care & Support
  • Location
    Darlington, Durham
  • Salary
  • External Reference

Housing Advisor - Part Time - Monday to Wednesday
North East
3 months contract, possibility of being extended.
£11.40ph - Umbrella Rate

To offer support to Housing Options Officers in delivering the requirements of the Homeless Reduction Act 2018

Main Purposes:

1.Administration support for the team including invoicing and payments

2.Deal with low level homeless cases

3.To provide housing related advice and assistance, general administration and answer enquiries for Housing Services ensuring a high standard of customer care is delivered to members of the public, customers, internal departments and outside agencies.

4.Manage team and Officers appointment schedules - Update computer and manual records

5.Triage calls into the service and signpost where appropriate

6.Monitor interim accommodation including costs and liaise with support provider where appropriate

7.Interview and visit public around their housing situation

8.Carry out property inspections around suitability of accommodation

9.Provide details of the housing register to the public, provide appropriate advice and assistance regarding their housing options, and then assist them to complete forms as required to bid.

10.Any other duties of a similar nature related to this post that may be required from time-to-time.

If you are interested, please apply within and I will be in touch with shortlisted candidates in due course.
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