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Specialist Advisor (Housing Solutions)
  • Employer: Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
  • Reference: SD/21/140897
  • Published: Wed 13/01/2021, 8:55 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 27/01/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,003 to £32,234
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils, East Sussex

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Specialist Advisor (Housing Solutions)

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Housing Needs and Standards team as a Specialist Advisor (Housing Solutions).

Housing Needs and Standards is focused on the prevention of homelessness and in your role as Specialist Advisor you will be part of a team dedicated on providing innovative solutions for people who find themselves homeless.

You will be offering support, advice and guidance to homeless applications. You will responsible for resolving cases of varying complexity and working in working in partnership with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies.

To be successful you will be a good communicator and able to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners. You will also need an eye for detail, have good investigation, critical thinking and decision making skills and be able to adapt and manage a demanding workload.

Knowledge and experience in housing options and homelessness are essential, as is a thorough working knowledge of the relevant Acts.

In return you will be valued, supported and provided with an environment where you can foster ideas to develop the service and put the customer at the heart of what you do. You will have access to external and internal training and have the opportunity to become an expert in a specific field (e.g. mental health) as you progress in your career.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is noon on Wednesday 27 January 2021. Interview date to be confirmed.

12 Month Fixed-Term Contract.