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Housing Needs Officer

£16.64 - £20.61 per hour

Job description

Are you a Housing Needs Officer looking for work in Slough?

Morgan Hunt's Public Sector and Government client based in Slough is looking to recruit a Housing Needs Officer to provide support throughout a busy period.

This assignment has been deemed inside of IR35.

As a Housing Needs Officer, you will provide expert advice and guidance on housing options, social housing applications, and relevant support services.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to convey complex housing information clearly and empathetically.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build trust and rapport with clients facing housing challenges.
  • Empathy and sensitivity to the diverse needs and backgrounds of individuals and families.
  • Proficiency in conducting comprehensive assessments to identify housing needs.
  • The ability to evaluate information and determine appropriate housing solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of local, regional, and national housing policies and regulations.
  • Familiarity with social housing programs and eligibility criteria.
  • Knowledge of available housing resources, support programs, and community services.
  • The ability to guide individuals through application processes and available assistance programs.
  • The ability to navigate and overcome barriers to housing stability.
  • The ability to handle crisis situations and provide immediate support to individuals facing housing emergencies.
  • Expertise in providing clear and concise advice on housing options, policies, and procedures.
  • The ability to educate clients on their housing rights and responsibilities.
  • Skills in designing and delivering community outreach and educational programs.
  • The ability to effectively communicate housing-related information to diverse audiences.
  • Familiarity with relevant software and databases for managing case records and tracking housing options.

This role requires a valid Enhanced DBS Check.

If you're looking to work from home for a Public Sector and Government client based in Slough, and feel you meet the essential criteria outlined above to be a Housing Needs Officer, please contact the team with an up-to-date CV

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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