Homeless Prevention Officer

  • Full Time/Temporary
  • Guisborough
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Salary: £13.47
  • Reference ID: TBHOMELESS

We are currently looking for a Homeless Prevention Officer to provide housing advice and support to vulnerable households based in the Guisborough area.

The Role:

  • Provide housing advice and support in order to prevent homelessness
  • Assist the Team Leader in the development of strategies and schemes
  • Maintain statistical, financial, and administrative records
  • Provide promotional advice and education to specific client groups at risk
  • Carry out home visits and assess circumstances, provide advice where necessary
  • Investigate and assess claims of homelessness/potential homelessness
  • Liaise with landlords and relevant agencies
  • Arrange temporary accommodation for homeless households
  • You may be required to participate in the out of hours telephone response

The Person:

  • MUST have previous experience of working in a housing role
  • Must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent graded A-C
  • Must be an excellent communicator
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
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