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Housing Inclusion Officer

  • Location

    South East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £17 - £18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Bronte Boland

  • Contact email:

    bronte@remedyrecruitmentgroup.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    18

  • Salary low:

    17

  • Job ref:

    4288424_1540388677

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going.

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Inclusion Officer- South East London

1. To provide comprehensive housing options, support and homelessness prevention advice including the use of affordability assessments for all applicants and issue personal housing plans and decisions based on homelessness legislation and the Code of Guidance as well as assisting people to access the Choice Based Lettings Scheme, private rented sector and other housing options.

2. To work actively with landlords, letting agents, Registered Providers, Environmental Health, Housing Benefits and DWP in order to secure and sustain affordable private sector properties in and outside the borough and promote good practice in private renting.

3. To negotiate payments to landlords and agents within the terms of the Royal Borough's framework and procedures and submit these requests to the Team Leader for authorisation in order to prevent homelessness.

4. To develop, acquire and retain a sound knowledge of legislation and policy in relation to housing and homelessness (including relevant case law), safeguarding and social care and welfare benefits.

Contact Bronte at Remedy on 0208 418 7676