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Housing Prevention and Support Officer

Location: LEWISHAM, LONDON Salary: 18.02 - 22.42 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3159551
Housing Prevention and Support Officer

My client are a South East London local government office who are looking for an experienced Housing Prevention and Support Officer.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
Main Purpose of the job:

• To provide a comprehensive high quality homeless prevention, support and advice service to all households who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.
• To provide an assessment service to customers presenting to the Council to ascertain what duties are owed to them by the authority and what alternative housing options are available to them.
• To develop specialist knowledge and skills in relation to one or more client group(s) as required to enable the delivery of a flexible and responsive housing needs service that can effectively meet changing demands and customer pressures.
• To keep up to date, clear, accessible and accurate casework and data records and report on performance as required.

In your previous housing roles you will have had experience:

• Matching clients to suitable offers of PRS accommodation in discharge of the housing duty
• Making management offers of permanent social housing to clients in temporary accommodation and the supported housing pathway
• Managing the move-ons for clients in Mother & Baby units
• Management of the HPP (Homeless Prevention Panel) scheme
• Liaising with the Discharge Officer/Reviews team and various accommodation teams/legal team to ensure that all evictions take place in a timely manner

This is an ongoing temporary role working with a strong team in my client's busy housing division.

If you have the relevant work experience and are looking to commit to a new long term temp booking please submit your CV ASAP!

*DBS required*

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