Housing Advice Officer



Housing Advice Officer

Housing Advice Officer.

<div><b>Housing Advice Officer</b></div><p style=""><i>This is an opportunity for an experiencedHousing Advice Officert<span style="text-align: justify;">o</span>carry out the statutory duties under the housing act 1996 and the homeless reduction act 2017.</i></p><ul style=""><li>The role will offer a competitive salary depending on the experience, on Umbrella company basis.</li><li>The role is initially for a period of upto 3-4 months.</li></ul><p style=""><b>Purpose of the job :</b></p><ul><li>Undertake interviews and operational prioritisation procedures related to maintaining the Housing Register within HomeseekerPlus- the county wide choice based lettings scheme-, monitoring adverts placed by partner social landlords (Registered Providers) and allocating the stock.</li><li>Investigate and make decisions on all aspects of homelessness applications under the relevant legislation, guiding Housing Advice assistants, recording and monitoring data for government statistical returns, B&amp;B/temporary accommodation placements.</li><li>Assist the Homelessness Prevention Officers in all aspects of homelessness prevention and delivery of the Homelessness Strategy.</li><li>Provide housing advice services to applicants, landlords, legal and financial institutions and other agencies concerning housing law and the local housing market.</li></ul><b>Required Experience :</b><br /><ul><li>Experience in working with the formal homelessness legislation framework in a housing advisory capacity. Experience of working with fellow professionals in the statutory and voluntary sectors.</li><li>A knowledge of relevant tenancy and homelessness legislation like Knowledge of the Housing Act 1996, as amended Part VI Allocations and Part VII Homelessness, and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017</li><li>Proficient in the use of IT, specifically MS Office packages including Word and Excel</li></ul><div style="">Qualserv Consulting Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Cons...

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