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Home Visiting Officer
  • Employer: Northampton Borough Council
  • Reference: NBC/20/134273
  • Published: Fri 25/09/2020, 13:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/10/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,229-£34,474
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Northamptonshire

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Home Visiting Officer

In Northampton, we have expanded and restructured our Housing Advice and Options Service in order to increase our effectiveness in preventing homelessness, improving people’s housing conditions and reducing rough sleeping.

We are now looking to appoint Home Visiting Officer who will prevent homelessness by providing an innovative, responsive, solution-focused home visiting service. Interviewing housing applicants and their parents, relatives or friends to establish the reasons for the breakdown of their relationship and explore ways in which homelessness can be prevented through negotiation, problem-solving and/or professional mediation.

To meet the requirements of this key role, you will have excellent communication skills, work well under pressure and enjoy being part of a team. You will also have a passion for multi-agency working, problem solving and preventing homelessness.

If you are excited by the prospect of working in a role in which you can make a real and lasting difference to people’s lives, we would be delighted to hear from you.