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Housing Options & Assessment Officer - Waltham forest

Job Title: Housing Options & Assessment Officer - Waltham forest
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Waltham Forest
Salary: £16 per hour
REF: DC/PM/16/01/23/1
Contact Name: Deanna Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

London Borough of Waltham Forest - Housing Options & Assessment Officer

Hours Per Week :             36.00

Start Time :                        09:00

End Time :                         17:15

Ongoing contract - £16ph (Umbrella)

Location - Cedar Wood House, 2d Fulbourne Road, Walthamstow, E17 4GG

Deliver high quality and collaborative assessments of the housing requirements and options of people in housing need under the Homeless Reduction Act 2018 to:

  • Understand the abilities and the complex, multiple needs of individuals/households. 
  • Motivate and empower individuals to find and sustain new housing, through the creation of Personal Housing Plans
  • Progress toward competency in assessing housing applicants against the prevention, relief and main legal duties listed in the Homeless Reduction Act
  • Demonstrate progression from a limited caseload of simple cases at the 6 month point to a full and varied caseload at the point of progress to SO2, after two years of practical training and support.