Homeless Prevention Officerís

  • Reference RPT170524-1
  • Paye:£16.06
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationTameside

RSR is a public safety, housing & enterprise security recruitment specialist. We assist public safety & housing employers find the right talent. We assist all employers when they want to source public safety, housing and enterprise security skills and experience.

RSR Housing are currently recruiting on behalf of our client based in Tameside for Homeless Prevention Officer’s. Your primary focus will be to prevent households from becoming homeless through using a wide range of tools available to you.  

These are full time, temporary roles for 12 months, and offers a pay rate of £16.06 p/h

(Hybrid working available - 3 days on site/2 days WFH)

Main Duties:

  • Work proactively to determine the duties owed to applicants and prevent homelessness through timely and appropriate actions under the current homeless legislation including developing and managing a Personal Housing Plans
  • Provide an efficient and effective front-line assessment and prevention service, keeping the service safe by accurately assessing housing need and homelessness in line with housing legislation in front line triage and duty assessments, telephone assessments and interviews
  • Work with external partner agencies including Registered Providers, Private Rented and Voluntary Sector to promote the prevention of homelessness agenda.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people
  • Understanding of the issues faced by homeless people and adults at risk, and of the wide range of services in place to address these issues.
  • Experience of using Locata would be ideal but not necessary although good IT skills are required.
  • The ability to produce good quality PHPs and letters as per the legislation is vital.
  • Must have good knowledge of homelessness legislation and evidence of actioning it.

This role will be subject to DBS check and the successful individual will be required to obtain and maintain these clearances.

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to Rebecca.Poulton-Tonks@rsg.ltd

Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer them to ourselves. We have a referral bonus scheme and will pay up in retail vouchers of your choice, for referrals who are not already known to us.

Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.

RSR Housing is member of the Red Snapper Group.

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Homeless Prevention Officerís

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