Do you have previous experience as an Accommodation Needs Officer? Do you want to work with customers to help reduce the need for temporary housing and prevent homelessness? I am excited to recruit for the London Borough of Redbridge. They are looking for a new member to join their Review and Service Improvement team.

As an Assessment Officer, you will be working closely with an experienced team of workers to assess the needs of homeless customers and provide them with the professional support they need to find accommodation.

Key skills and experience:

  • A customer focused, pro-active approach to work.
  • Excellent organisation skills to help with the recording of key data on the causes and solutions of homelessness.
  • Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of key housing legislations and the ability to apply this knowledge to each customer.
  • Experience in carrying out in depth and focused assessments and investigations.
  • Effective communication skills to help build relationships
  • Work will be in all areas including:

  • Key legislations such as Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996, the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, the Children Act, and the Care Act.
  • Accommodation of Suitability Assessments.
  • HClic system for local information and management.
  • Does this role interest you? If it does, don’t hesitate to apply! Make sure your contact details are on your application and I will get in touch