Homeless Casework Officer - Portsmouth - Housing Options

Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
PO1 5HR
Liquid Healthcare £ 28.0 - 28.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 28.0 - 28.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
21 Jul 2022

Job Description

Homeless Casework Officer - Portsmouth - Housing Options - £28 per hour

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for a Homeless Casework Officer to join the Housing Options Team based in Portsmouth.

As a successful candidate, you will be required to make decisions on homeless cases in accordance with Part 7 of the 1996 Housing Act, for applications made prior to the introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act.

This will involve interviewing customers who are threatened with homelessness, making enquiries to establish their circumstances and support needs, and making decisions in accordance with the 1996 Housing Act.

Your benefits as a Homeless Casework Officer:

  • Manageable caseloads
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Development opportunities

Your duties as a Homeless Casework Officer:

  • Work independently to make homeless care and support assessments.
  • Make decisions in accordance with legislation.
  • Manage a homeless caseload, prioritising work appropriately, keeping customers updated of the progress of their application and keeping accurate records.
  • Display knowledge of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, and an ability to apply this legislation and deal with homeless applications appropriately.

Your requirements as a Homeless Casework Officer:

  • Have experience of working in a local authority making homeless decisions.
  • Have experience of managing a homeless caseload.
  • Have knowledge of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, an ability to apply this legislation and deal with homeless applications appropriately.
  • Knowledge of IT and an ability to adapt to learn systems.
  • The legal right to work in the UK.

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • We will assist you from the initial phone call on-wards throughout the whole process
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Access to exclusive health and social care roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive health and social care knowledge
  • Interview and coaching support
  • Pre and post placement support to ensure you're happy in the role

Ref: DBH-156470

Job Details

Homeless Casework Officer - Portsmouth - Housing Options

Portsmouth, Hampshire, Englandd Liquid Healthcare
Pay
£ 28.0 - 28.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Type
Temporary
Closes
21 Jul 2022

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