Housing Advisor (Homelessness Officer)

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January 8, 2021

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at SOLOS Consultants
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 8, 2021
Category Commercial
Job Type Contract/Temporary
Salary £14 - £18.50
Start Date ASAP


Our Public Sector client is looking for a number of Housing Advisors (Homelessness Officers) on an initial 3 month contract. We are looking for applicants who have experience in a similar Housing Officer role ideally with some experience / knowledge of the Homelessness Legislation.

The core requirements of this role will include:

  • Provide services to customers to prevent and relieve homelessness
  • Investigate and assess applications to fulfil statutory duties
  • Managing a caseload of people in housing needs and work with them to resolve housing difficulties
  • Promote housing options and initiatives
  • Secure appropriate accommodation for customers
  • Provide advice to landlords and tenants

The ideal candidate will be experienced in a Housing Officer role with experience of dealing with homelessness and the appropriate legislation. You will have experience dealing with service users and also experience working with a number of other organisations including voluntary sector. You will have excellent communication and customer service skill as well as the ability to work under pressure.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation on a long term contract basis.

  • £14.86 per hour PAYE + holiday pay
  • £18.50 per hour on a Umbrella basis.
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