HOUSING SOLUTION OFFICER

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
England, London, Havering
Salary
£14 - £15 per hour
Posted
08 Sep 2020
Closes
06 Oct 2020
Ref
JN -092020-140781
Contact
Maisie Howell
Function
Customer Service
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

HOUSING SOLUTIONS OFFICER (COMMUNITY OUTREACH)

HAVERING

£14 HOURLY RATE

MONDAY - FRIDAY- 9AM - 5PM

3 MONTH ASSIGNMENT (POSSIBILITY OF BEING EXTENDED)

IMMEDIATE START

HOUSING SOLUTIONS OFFICER'S MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To understand the challenges and complexities around homelessness today, the impact that homelessness has on families and single people, and have a commitment to addressing housing issues and reducing homelessness.
  • To deliver an effective and efficient housing solution and options, homelessness prevention and statutory homelessness service in order to meet the responsibility to deliver its statutory functions, reaching customers offsite.
  • To see customers in relation to housing issues and understand their needs, provide advice and seek solutions in their homes, through surgeries and out in the community.
  • To liaise with, visit and support the customers in temporary accommodation where there is a change in circumstance.
  • To be the first point of contact in the community for housing concerns, including any referrals to relevant agencies (safeguarding/MASH/).
  • To lead on development and delivery of community housing drop-in surgeries in order to raise awareness of housing issues and prevent homelessness.

THE HOUSING SOLUTION OFFICER MUST HAVE:

  • A comprehensive understanding and awareness of housing issues, and of government policy relating to homelessness
  • Experience of interviewing people who are under stress, emotional and/or living in unsatisfactory housing conditions
  • Knowledge of activities and techniques to prevent homelessness with the ability to present innovative solutions
  • Ability to devise complex Personalised Housing Plans, provide complex advice to customers verbally and in writing

*Please apply online with your CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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