Nothing But Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Homeless Prevention & Assessment Officer on a on going contract based in Wirral.
Job Title : Homeless Prevention & Assessment Officer
Job Category : Social Care - Unqualified
Hours Per Week : 36.00
Shift: 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday
Rate: £14.57 to £18.15
Contract Length: Ongoing Contract
Deliver a professional Housing Options and Homeless service providing advice, support and guidance to ensure that all clients receive timely interventions and assessments to support them into permanent and settled affordable accommodation.
Knowledge & Skills:
•Able to negotiate and work assertively, yet in a sensitive manner, with those who are potentially homeless to ensure that they achieve a realistic understanding of their situation and to discuss the options available to them
•Able to investigate issues in a sensitive manner.
•Able to accurately record statements and findings
•Able to discuss and negotiate effective outcomes options with accommodation providers and landlords to prevent homelessness
•Substantial experience of interviewing and negotiation skills including direct experience of working to prevent homelessness.
•Experience of homelessness and housing advice work.
•Experience in working with vulnerable client groups (safeguarding)
•Experience of effective interviewing skills
Please apply and a member of the team will be in contact to discuss further.