Housing Solutions Officer

  • Location:

    Durham, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anca Stroe

  • Contact email:

    anca.stroe@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/489954

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-03

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Housing Solutions Officer

Search Consultancy Ltd is currently looking a Housing Solutions Officer to join our expanding team in the Durham area. This position is on a contract basis starting as soon as possible and will last until end of July 2020, subject to review.

Salary: £11 per hour


As a Housing Solutions Officer you will be responsible for investigating and confirming decisions following applications under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended); as well as The Homeless Reduction Act 2017 and the assisted prevention of homelessness.
As a Housing Solutions Officer you will also provide advice to clients on options open to them to retain existing accommodation or secure suitable re-housing including negotiations with landlords and other third parties to prevent homelessness.


The ideal Housing Solutions Officer will:
* Have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
* Have experience of working within a housing, homelessness or support related service
* Have knowledge of current homelessness legislation

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Anca at the Manchester Branch.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age