Service Care Solutions Ltd

Housing Needs Officer

We are working with a local authority based in Berkshire and recruting for a Housing Needs Officer to start asap.

This is a Hybrid Role so you would need to be able to commute to Slough:

Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of current housing law, immigration and related legislation, case law, policies and good practice.

    Including Protection from Eviction Act 1977, relevant Housing Acts and Homelessness Acts.

  • Knowledge and good conceptual understanding of issues affecting the private rented sector e.g.

    overcrowding, different tenure types etc; and the legislation which determines these standards.

  • Good understanding of how to apply housing benefits procedures, welfare benefits and debt counselling in an advisory capacity.

  • Knowledge of county and magistrates court procedures in relation to repossession and criminal law (e.g.

    harassment, unlawful evictions, etc.)

  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and an ability to apply and enforce it, particularly in relation to lone workers.

  • Knowledge of data protection legislation, especially relating to customer records and information

Please submitt your up to date CV asap and i will give you a call.

adam benouaich

01772 208966

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