We are looking for a professional Homelessness Prevention Adviser to fill a role in Camden.

Homelessness Prevention Adviser
From: £15.50 p/h
Contract: 36 hours per week
Location: Camden

Full Job Description
We are looking for a professional Homelessness Prevention Adviser to fill a role in Camden.

Roles and responsibilities:
* We are looking for highly organised and resilient individuals with a history of working or volunteering in the homelessness sector. Knowledge of the Homeless Reduction Act 2017 is desirable but not essential.
* Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate that they can provide tailored advice to customers approaching the Homelessness Prevention Team on a range of options and opportunities including housing, training & employment, well being, welfare benefits and debt. Ensuring that they meet and comply with the Homelessness legislation.
* This will involve providing a specialist advice and casework based service to a range of residents including, homeless households, households who are threatened with homeless, households in insecure accommodation, young people and families within families.
* Joint working is a key aspect of the role and so candidates should be able to be demonstrate that they have the necessary skill requirement to do so whilst working in a busy and demanding service.

Experience & Requirements:
* Ability to manage a varied caseload including landlord/tenant, mortgage arrears, welfare rights and homelessness in the public and private sector
* Experience of working in a service within a pressurised and high profile environment providing a quality service.
* Office based role in Kings Cross – Immediate start or within two weeks.
* Enhanced DBS required.

Getting in touch:
If you are a professional Homelessness Prevention Adviser and are looking for a new position, then send over your up-to-date CV directly or apply now.

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