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Homeless Prevention Officer - Leicester

Job Title: Homeless Prevention Officer - Leicester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester
Salary: £17.53 - 17.53 per hour
REF: SD3001202302
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Homeless Prevention Officer - Leicester

Are you a passionate, dedicated Homeless Prevention Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Homeless Prevention Officer to join their team based in Leicester. You will be required to prevent and relieve homelessness in the city by assisting customers with accommodation or housing.

Pay Rates: £17.53 per hour

Duration: 13/02/2023 - 2/3 months minimum 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 37 hrs/week - Office based

Homeless Prevention Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Undertake assessment and investigation of homelessness approaches and applications.
  • Develop, update and review personalised housing plans with customers.
  • Assist customers to either retain their present accommodation or with the provision of an alternative housing resolution.
  • Ensure access to suitable housing for those in need in line with the Homelessness Strategy and relevant statutory legislation.
  • Manages a large, varied and complex caseload.
  • Maintain accurate records, reports and other information.
  • Produce written correspondence including legal notification letters for statutory homeless applications.
  • Develop effective working relationships with colleagues, external bodies, service users, landlords as well as other housing organisations.

Essential Requirements:

  • Recent experience working with homeless clients
  • Recent experience carrying out interviews, investigations and negotiations
  • Knowledge of all homeless legislation, housing legislation, welfare benefit expertise and social care knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Standard DBS Certificate

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Homeless Prevention Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are a Homeless Prevention Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.