Service Care Solutions Ltd

Homeless Prevention Officer

Homeless Prevention & Assessment Officer

Wirral Council are currently seeking a Homeless Prevention & Assessment Officer to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and compassionate individual to make a real difference in the lives of those in need.

If you have the skills and experience required for this role, apply today!

About the Role

The Homeless Prevention & Assessment Officer will be responsible for assessing the needs of the homeless population and providing support to prevent homelessness.

To Deliver a professional Housing Options and Homeless service providing advice, support and guidance to ensure that all clients receive timely interventions and assessments to support them into permanent and settled affordable accommodation.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with local authorities and other relevant organisations to provide comprehensive support to those in need.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that housing advice and assistance is given to all clients with due regard to housing legislation within the agreed timescales ensuring compliance to the requirements of the legislation.

  • Conduct assessments of homeless individuals and families

  • Identify problems causing potential homelessness and provide tailored solutions, advice and assistance to facilitate and secure alternative settled accommodation and prevent homeless.

  • Work closely with local authorities and other relevant organisations

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders

  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and policies


  • Experience working with homeless individuals and families

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Valid driving license

How to Apply

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS:

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.

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