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Housing Officer

Job Description

Do you have a housing related qualification at level 3 or above or equivalent? Do you have an understanding of what constitutes vulnerability within a client group and how this must be measured in terms of rent recovery processes? Do you have an up-to-date knowledge of welfare benefits and relevant legislation affecting young people? If yes to all of the above then please keep reading...

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Housing Officer in the Croydon area on a 3 month contract with the possibility of it being extended. The right person will be working in partnership with colleagues in operational teams to ensure that housing management within the organisation is carried out to a high standard and meets commissioner, legal and regulatory requirements.

The ideal person will have the following experience, skills and attributes:

Knowledge of relevant legislation including housing benefit, health & safety and data protection.
Detailed knowledge of housing benefit and council tax benefits, case law and procedures/systems.
A Housing related qualification at level 3 or above or equivalent.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Proficient in Microsoft office including word and excel.
Clean DBS.

The successful candidate would be required to travel across the client's properties and services in Sutton and Croydon. The right candidate must ensure that risk assessments, reporting and returns are completed and consistently up to date and accurate.

The Successful candidate would be rewarded with the following:

£21,951-£22,608 (Pro rota)
28 Days holiday (Pro Rota)
Continuous training and development

If you feel you`re suitable for the role or just have a general enquiry then please send your CV over or contact me directly on 0208 680 8183

BS Social care work on a range of services on both a temporary and permanent basis so if this role is not for you but you have experience within social care then please don`t hesitate to get in touch to see what else we may have available for you.


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