Temporary Accommodation Officer

Randstad CPE
£15 - £16 per hour
29 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Temporary Accommodation Officer Are you a temporary accommodation officer looking for your next role? Well look no more as my client from a local authority based in Kent is looking to appoint a contractor for an initial 3 month period with a view to extend, paying around £16 an hour. Main Purpose of Job Under the direction of the Housing Solutions Team Leader this post holder will be responsible for delivering the Council's procedures to discharge it's duty to persons placed in temporary accommodation who are owed an interim duty to Accommodate under s. 188 (1) of the Housing Act 1996, as amended. This post holder will work closely with the Prevention team to identify suitable temporary accommodation for the homeless applicants. This will include responsibility for the day to day monitoring the Council's temporary accommodation schemes such as placements, arrears and rent collection. To provide a comprehensive service for Homeless applicants including placement into temporary accommodation, minimisation of Bed and Breakfast, maximisation of applicants income, maximisation of rental income and undertaking visits. To be responsible for monitoring the Best Value Performance indicators relevant to temporary accommodation and to recommend corrective action where necessary. The suitable candidate will have proficient knowledge of housing policies and procedures in relation to homelessness, allocations and non secure tenancies. If you feel this role may be for you please submit your CV or call Harry on 0203 680 0630 for more information. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66744077

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