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Homeless Support Officer

Location: ISLINGTON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 17.70-17.70 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 6
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-448260

We are currently recruiting for a Homeless Support Officer for the Islington Council to provide a homelessness casework management service for clients who the council has a statutory homelessness responsibility for.

You will be required to provide a co-ordinated end to end approach to homeless casework for vulnerable people and families.

Your main duties will be:

  • To manage a case load of homeless applicants
  • To provide a housing management service for residents in temporary accommodation.
  • To identify and refer cases where fraud is suspected.
  • To work with a wide range of external agencies
  • To ensure responsibilities with regard to the safeguarding of adults at risk and children are met.
  • To be responsible for carrying out visits and interviewing relevant persons in order to assist in the resettlement of statutory homeless clients.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of homelessness casework management
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Experience of managing rent accounts
  • Experience of discharging homeless duty through making S193 offers is desirable
  • Familiar with Northgate system.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and a desire to put things right, we would love to hear from you. Please apply today!

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