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Housing Options Officer

Published on 24.01.2023

Company

Website : https://www.vividresourcing.com
Industries :
Temporary work, recruitment
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Housing Options Officer

Vivid's client in the South East is currently looking for an experienced Housing Options Officer for a minimum of 6 months with the option to be extended for a further 6 months depending on experience.

You will be part of a small but dedicated team responsible for the delivery of a busy housing options service responsible for:

  • Ensuring clients facing homelessness are dealt with appropriately and given sound housing advice
  • Finding solutions to help clients remain in their existing homes or finds suitable alternative housing
  • Carrying out interviews with clients are risk of homelessness and offering alternative housing solutions
Required profile for job ad : Housing Options Officer

To be considered for this role candidates should have:

  • A strong knowledge of and understanding of Homelessness Prevention and The Housing Act, in particular parts 6 and 7 of the Act.
  • The ability to resolve Homelessness issues using said knowledge of The Housing Act.
  • Knowledge and experience of directly applying homelessness legislation in a Local Authority setting.
  • Experience in issuing Section 184 Decisions with little to no guidance and an ability to interview clients and assess their applications quickly and accurately.
  • Experience working with Single Homeless and Rough Sleepers.
Job criteria for job ad : Housing Options Officer
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Temporary work, recruitment
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Central - Chobe - Francistown - Gaborone - Ghanzi - Jwaneng - Kgalagadi - Kgatleng - Kweneng - Lobatse - Ngamiland - North-East - Orapa - Selebi-Phikwe - South-East - Southern - Sowa
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Key Skills :
health
Number of Position(s) : 1
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