Housing Options Officer based in Dunstable and the rate is £17.67 ph PAYE

This is a full time temporary contract role.

Employer Reference: RQ594176

This role will involve:

  • Deliver effective advisory & assistance service as part of a comprehensive approach to Housing Options that meets statutory requirements.
  • Negotiate with landlords and other agencies or relevant parties (e.g. family and friends) to ensure that accommodation does not cease to be available to an applicant whenever possible.
  • Mediate to resolve potentially homeless cases, irrespective of tenure (excluding fear of violence).
  • Manage a caseload, and make decisions in regards to homelessness which include judgements related to duties owed by the local authority and determining the best course of action in emergency situations, which impact upon the health and safety of people in the community.
  • Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.