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Housing Assessment Officer | Coventry City Council

Job Title: Housing Assessment Officer | Coventry City Council
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry
Salary: Salary is £15 - 20 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
Contact Name: Liam Heddle
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Housing Assessment Officer | Coventry City Council

Hours: Full-Time - 9am to 5pm – 37 hours

Duration: 3m w/extensions

Salary: £15 - £20 per hour.

4Recruitment Services are seeking a Housing Assessment Officer who will work as part of the housing options team for individuals who are currently facing homelessness. The role will involve front line advice and assessment provision to lead to the prevention of homelessness. The successful housing assessment officer will get to work for a leading public sector and government organisation based in Coventry.

What you will be doing -

The successful housing assessment officer will be responsible for:

  • Providing assessment and advice
  • The assessment and discharge of the organisation's duties in relation to part VII of the housing act 1996
  • Providing assessment and assistance of housing needs that lead to the prevention of homelessness in Coventry
  • The provision of emergency accommodation where required
  • The rotation of roles within the team to include First Response and homelessness assessment

What You will need –

  • Must have homelessness experience
  • Have a strong awareness of section 184 and have made decisions around this
  • Must have experience in a leadership role again where they have had to make some difficult decisions
  • Minimum 5 Years’ experience in Housing Services and Must have Leadership and Homelessness Experience

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and Healthcare professionals.  

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Liam Heddle on 0208 911 1083.

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