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Link Officer- Housing & Regeneration

Link Officer- Housing & Regeneration

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Housing

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15 - £17 per hour

  • Contact:

    Bronte Boland

  • Contact email:

    bronte@remedyrecruitmentgroup.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    17

  • Salary low:

    15

  • Job ref:

    Housing31342_1537798921

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going.

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Link Officer- Housing & Regeneration

West London

The successful candidate will require the following-

  • To carry out benefit and affordability assessment for the affected households to help them reach a housing resolution which is appropriate for their circumstances
  • To facilitate a close working relationship with registered providers and relevant Council services to ensure that housing needs assessments and empanelling of cases are carried out in a timely manner and that the relevant professionals are involved in panel discussions and decisions
  • To liaise closely with Housing Solutions services and implement mechanisms to ensure that resettlement actions are coordinated and suitable properties are sourced as required
  • To work closely with H&F Direct on effective assessments of new claims, changes in circumstances and discretionary housing payments
  • To negotiate with private landlords and registered providers to sustain tenancies
  • To carry out initial employability or skills assessments with tenants and make referrals to other agencies that provide employability support, training, budget management or debt advice
  • To deliver training to frontline staff to raise their awareness of Welfare Reform implications and confirm working arrangements on how to deal with enquiries and presentations to ensure seamless provision of services across the division

Please call Bronte on 0208 418 7676.