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Specialist Housing Options Officer
  • Employer: Waverley Borough Council
  • Reference: DO/22/203627
  • Published: Wed 06/07/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/08/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £32,189 to £34,944 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Godalming - Surrey, Surrey

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Specialist Housing Options Officer

Fixed Term Contract: 3 Years

An exciting temporary opportunity has arisen in the Housing Options Team to work as a Specialist Housing Options Officer.

The Specialist Housing Options Officers help vulnerable housing options clients to maintain their tenancies or provide the necessary support to help them make a success of new tenancies.

Clients can often be in crisis following homelessness and have a wide range of support needs. The team assess the Council’s homelessness duties towards customers and then work closely with a range of other statutory and voluntary agencies such as Social Service, the Police, Domestic Abuse Outreach, DWP, Children’s Centres, Citizens Advice Waverley, school link workers and health professionals.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a specialist team and deliver a vital service to vulnerable homeless clients

It also provides an opportunity to work both within and across Council teams, as well as with other statutory and voluntary agencies.

We need someone with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and who can demonstrate a good understanding of the issues faced by homeless clients and the Council’s legal duties to them.

The role is fixed term for 12 months.   It is a full time post, 37 hours per week; however all applications will be considered. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Chloe Whiteman 01483 523057 or Anna Mitchell 01483 523579

Closing date: 9am on Monday 08 August 2022

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10 August 2022

Selection Process: There will be an exercise as part of the interview process.

**To be eligible to apply for this opportunity you must be able to meet the Essential Job Description Criteria**

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.