Temporary Accommodation Officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £18.00 - £21.00 / Hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Housing & Construction
  • Deadline:
    May 15, 2021

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Havering Council to provide them a with a Temporary Accommodation Officer join their team on a Contract Basis!

Rate – £18 to £21 per hour Negotiable depending upon experience. 

Your Role

  • To work with households living in temporary accommodation to sustain their tenancies.
  • To work with key partners and stakeholders to address the factors which contribute to individuals being at risk of rough sleeping/homelessness and develop and deliver services which effectively prevent rough sleeping and support vulnerable people away from the street and into safe accommodation,
  • To handle more complex cases to provide intensive support
  • To effectively represent the Housing Demand service on multi-agency groups and forums in relation to specific cases, such as MARAC, Child Protection, Vulnerable Persons Panel, ASB Panel and offender management.
  • To ensure that suitable temporary and settled housing solutions are delivered to service users generally, including those with complex housing needs.

Essentials.

Ability to have or acquire knowledge an excellent working knowledge of all elements of housing needs: housing advice, homelessness prevention, property allocation and choice based lettings.

Ability to have and maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of relevant policy and strategy areas,  including, but not exclusively:

  1. Havering’s housing strategy and related sub strategies,
  2. Havering’s social housing allocations policy,
  3. The Homeless Reduction Act 2017
  4. The Housing Act 1996 Part VI
  5. Codes of guidance from central government
  6. DWP guidance on personal and housing benefits.

If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Khalsa Singh @ Spencer Clarke group – ks@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk

WHY SPENCER CLARKE?!

Here atpencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Market leading referrals of up to £500
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers

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