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Housing Solutions Prevention Officer
  • Employer: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
  • Reference: PHEHS/21/154769
  • Published: Fri 11/06/2021, 17:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/07/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Benefits include: local government pension scheme, generous annual leave, excellent location with easy parking, opportunity for home working, ongoing training/CPD opportunities
  • Salary: £24,204 - £29,316
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kings HIll, Tonbridge & Malling Council, Kent

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Housing Solutions Prevention Officer

We have a new opportunity to join our Housing Solutions team on a fixed term two year contract.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Housing Solutions Prevention Officer. Your role will be to work closely with key partners on the early identification of households who might be at risk of homelessness and provide a comprehensive homelessness prevention service, using advice and guidance with the aim of finding solutions for households who are at risk of homelessness and prevent homelessness from happening.

The post holder will be required to work collaboratively with the Housing Solutions Officers, Temporary Accommodation Service, and the Allocations Service to ensure a high-quality customer focused, service is offered to all customers.

You will have recent experience of working in a homeless prevention or housing advice/options role with a local authority, Registered Social Landlord, homeless charity or similar. Above all you will be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, possess excellent communication skills and have the enthusiasm to help others overcome their problems.

Closing date: 4 July 2021 
Interview date: w/c 12 July 2021 

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Claire Keeling, Housing Solutions Manager on 01732 876223 (direct candidates only, strictly no agencies).