Service Care Solutions Ltd

Housing Solutions Advisor

Job Title: Housing Solutions Advisor
Location: Ellesmere Port
Contract: Temp until 03/04/2020
Hours: 37 Per Week
Start Date: 24/02/2020
Pay: £14 p/h LTD
A Local Authority in Cheshire are recruiting for a Housing Solutions Advisor to provide housing options advice to members of the public following an assessment and carry out casework, with the primary aim of preventing homelessness.

To make determinations on homeless cases in accordance with Housing Act 1996 part VII (as amended) and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.

The Role
The successful candidate will be expected to;
, To assess homelessness applications and make sound decisions, ensuring that the Council's obligations under the Housing Act 1996, Part VII (as amended) and the Homelessness Reduction Act are complied with and once assessed and investigated make decisions on the duties owed.
, To review Personal Housing Plans with customers to ensure successful outcomes prevent and relieve homelessness by exploring all options and utilizing ‘prevention tools'.
, Arrange suitable temporary accommodation for eligible homeless households in priority need, preventing the use of Bed and Breakfast, wherever possible.
, Continue to provide advice to households in temporary accommodation to ensure effective and timely move on.
, Compile accurate written reports on all interviews and investigations and comply with service procedures.

The Candidate
To be considered for this role you must have;
, Experience delivering Housing Options.
, An understanding of the Homeless Reduction Act.
, A DBS will be required for this role
, A strong customer focus.

If you're interested in this role, please email or give me a ring on 01772 208966

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