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Housing Solutions Visiting Officer
  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: 19000000A4
  • Published: Thu 05/09/2019, 8:07 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/09/2019, 8:07 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 Hours per week
  • Salary: £28363 - £33920 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Grays

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Housing Solutions Visiting Officer

Salary: £28,363 - £33,920 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Thurrock Council's Housing Solutions team are looking for a new team member to join this dynamic team that serves the community.

You will be a member of the housing solutions team interviewing and dealing with members of the general public who are threatened with homelessness. You will carry a caseload and offer advice and assistance on a range of housing options to prevent homelessness. You will need to liaise with a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies and be able to complete detailed casework and be experienced in making homeless decisions.

A good knowledge of homeless legislation and landlord and tenant law is essential. You must have at least one year's experience of providing advice on housing related issues and face to face interviewing of members of the general public.

Closing Date: 22 September 2019
Previous applicants need not apply

If you wish to have a discussion regarding the role you can contact Joseph Ahiaku or Lorrita Johnson on 01375 652820.

Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

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