432291-8458-22319 NCD

Housing Options Officer



£29 per hour

Our client is looking for an experienced Housing Options Officer.

The Housing Options Team deliver an effective advisory and assistance service as part of a

comprehensive approach to Housing Options. The team provide core statutory services required by the

Housing legislation covering homelessness. Specialising in assessment, investigation, and decision

making, ensuring services provided meet legal requirements and best practice guidance. Team’s main function is to reduce homelessness and rough sleeping in Central Bedfordshire.

Deliver effective advisory & assistance service as part of a comprehensive approach to Housing

Options that meets statutory requirements.

Negotiate with landlords and other agencies or relevant parties (e.g. family and friends) to ensure

that accommodation does not cease to be available to an applicant whenever possible.

Mediate to resolve potentially homeless cases, irrespective of tenure (excluding fear of violence).
Manage a caseload, and make decisions in regards to homelessness which include judgements related to duties owed by the local authority and determining the best course of action in emergency situations, which impact upon the health and safety of people in the community.

PLEASE ONLY apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise. The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV. Colbern Limited along with our clients are an equal opportunities employer.

Visit our website colbernlimited co uk for more opportunities.

Job Location : Dunstable
Company : Colbern Limited
Position : Housing Options Officer
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Contact : Dunstable Colbern Limited Contact Number

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