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Homelessness Intervention & Prevention Assistant

  • Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Reference: CD/19/97170
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2019, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 21/05/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,313 - £28,785 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: West Sussex

Post title

Homelessness Intervention and Prevention Assistant x 4

Salary

From £24,313 to £28,785 p.a.

Grade

Grade 5

Hours

37 hours per week

Place of work

Portland House, Worthing

Closing date

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Interviews

Monday 3rd June 2019

Duties of the post:

Are you a motivated and caring individual who has what it takes to make a difference for individuals at risk of homelessness across Worthing Borough and Adur District?

Educated to at least NVQ Level 2, or with equivalent experience – professional, practical or lived, you will have a real understanding of the causes of homelessness and best practice in preventing homelessness, as well as an good working knowledge of housing and homelessness legislation.  You will also have experience of effectively managing a caseload in order to effectively enact Prevention and Relief Duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

You will have the diverse skills needed to build relationships with individuals with complex needs and to negotiate innovative solutions with agencies, landlords, private, voluntary and public sector services in order to prevent and alleviate housing need. You will need to work flexibly with established partners in Social Services, Jobcentre Plus, Registered Social Landlords and local homeless charities. 

For an informal chat about the post please contact Catriona Donnelly, Homelessness Prevention Team Leader (Singles) or Charmaine Dore, Homelessness Prevention Team Leader (Families) on 07717808508

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  • Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Reference: CD/19/97170
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2019, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 21/05/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,313 - £28,785 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: West Sussex

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