Service Care Solutions Ltd

Homeless Prevention Officer

Homeless Prevention Officer
36 hours per week, Monday - Friday, Flexible/Hybrid Working
Tameside
1 year contract

As a Homeless Prevention Officer, your primary focus will be to prevent homelessness through a variety of tools and strategies.

You will participate in multi-agency meetings to support vulnerable individuals, ensuring the sustainability of tenancies and accommodation arrangements.
Homeless Prevention Officer main duties and responsibilities:
Homelessness Prevention:



  • Proactively determine duties owed to applicants and prevent homelessness through timely actions under current legislation, including managing Personal Housing Plans.

  • Deliver the statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to customers who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

  • Provide efficient front-line assessment and prevention services, accurately assessing housing needs and homelessness in line with legislation.

  • Work with external partner agencies, including Registered Providers, Private Rented, and Voluntary Sector, to promote homelessness prevention.

  • Identify and implement multi-agency actions and solutions, ensuring pathways are delivered in line with customer expectations.


Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:



  • Experience in planning, organizing, and prioritizing workloads to meet performance targets and deadlines.

  • Experience working with vulnerable and homeless people, conducting client assessments and interviews.

  • Understanding of issues faced by homeless individuals and adults at risk, and familiarity with relevant services.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and solve problems, seeking advice when necessary.



The Package
This is a temporary, Homeless Prevention Officer,36 hours per week for an initial 12 months, covering the recruitment process for a permanent team member, meaning the role could be extended, or become permanent.

Referral Bonus
If this Temporary Homeless Prevention Office role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this Homeless Prevention Officer role, please send your CV mickey .

stepans @ service care .

org .

uk or call me on 01772 208 966 discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Homeless Prevention Officer role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region.




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