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Housing Options Officer - --Milton Keynes

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Housing Options Officer Job Offering a competitive rate.

Your new company
You will be working for a Council based in Bedfordshire that prides themselves on sustaining safe and habitable environment for all of their tenants. As a Housing Options Officer you will be responsible to work with customers to identify and address their housing needs, leading to sustainable occupation of their home. Also ensure the property is of acceptable standards, as required by the Council and appropriate legislation.

Your new role
As a Housing Options Officer, your main responsibility is to assess customers housing situation in line with both homeless legislation & guidance and the Council’s Allocation Scheme. Providing suitable advice to help service users choose appropriate housing solutions and prevent homelessness or those threatened with homelessness to provide temporary accommodation.

Conduct appropriate legal & administrative checks to ensure the customer is eligible for assistance and has provided accurate information. Lastly, mediate between landlords and tenants in the event of alleged breaches of tenancy agreement, where possible to maintain the tenancy.

What you'll need to succeed
As a Housing Options Officer it is essential that you will have knowledge of Homeless Legislation (Part II of 1996 Housing Act). Also you will have evidence of robust decisions based on comprehensive assessments in line with Homeless Legislation. Furthermore, you will possess excellent customer service skills and communication skills. Lastly, you will have planning and prioritising skills alongside awareness of IT systems, word and excel.

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Job Details

  • --Milton Keynes
  • £22.00 - £30.00 ph
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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