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Homeless Support Officer

Apply2020-10-16 13:33:442021-07-10Eden Brown Synergy

Homeless Support Officer

Date posted: October 16, 2020
Up to £17.70 per hour
London, England
Job description

My client is currently looking for a Homeless Support Officer for their team based in North London at the rate of £17.70 paye an hour. This role is going on until March 2021 and you will need an enhanced DBS

With your experience in temporary accommodation service and homelessness casework management you will need to

1. Manage a case load of homeless applicants where the council has accepted a statutory responsibility including issuing discharge of duty letters.

2. Provide a move on service, prioritising households for offers of suitable settled accommodation.

3. Provide a housing management service for residents in temporary accommodation, including income recovery, property inspections and health and safety.

4. Identify and refer cases where fraud is suspected.

5. Liaise with other teams.

6. Work with a wide range of external agencies, including Registered Social Landlords and the private and voluntary sectors.

7. Use mechanisms and protocols with Targeted and Specialist Children and Families Service and Adult Social Services, for effective liaison, for discharging statutory joint obligations and duties, and to ensure a seamless service for vulnerable clients.

8. Ensure responsibilities with regard to the safeguarding of adults at risk and children are met.

9. Meet the support needs of vulnerable adults in temporary accommodation by referring to the appropriate floating support services, targeting those who have no support network.

10. Be responsible for carrying out visits and interviewing relevant persons in order to assist in the resettlement of statutory homeless clients.

11. Acquire evidence or data ensuring compliance with the law and best practice.

12. Obtain and write statements from witnesses under the Criminal Justice Act 1967

Should your skills match the above please do sent through your updated CV

Your expert recruitment consultant is Danielle Taylor, call today on 0207 422 7371 or email d.taylor@edenbrownsynergy.com Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 30207531034_1602855223

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