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Trainee Option and Assessment Officers - Resident Services
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: N&C/20/118899
  • Published: Thu 09/01/2020, 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 05/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 1 FTE
  • Salary: £27,228 - £33,291 (Scale 6 - SO2)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cedar Wood House, 2 Fulbourne Road, Walthamstowm, London , Waltham Forest

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Trainee Option and Assessment Officers - Resident Services


Graduate Trainee – Homelessness Prevention & Assessment Officers 

Waltham Forest Housing Solutions has created these posts in order to provide a new route into a housing career for highly capable individuals who are keen to develop their learning and experience.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate their aptitude for learning and acquiring new skills, an interest in the housing sector and a commitment to excellent customer service delivery.

Trainee Options & Assessment Officers will complete accredited training (Chartered Institute of Hosing – Levels 2 & 3) and a structured internal trainee programme in order to progress in their posts.  The first six months will focus on developing experience and understanding of the Options & Assessment Officer role, prior to progressing to basic and then more complex case work.    

Successful completion of the trainee programme will mean being able to deliver a comprehensive Housing Advice Options and Homeless Prevention service to residents with housing issues across all tenures and to assess people applying under the relevant homelessness legislation.

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Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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