Housing Options Advisor (P1538)
(12 months Fixed Term Contract)
Inclusive Salary range from £26,107 Up To £28,367 per year (pay award pending)
Plus up to 18.5% employer pension contribution
Closing date for applications: 3rd May 2021
In this post you will provide a high standard of housing advice, homelessness prevention, housing support and housing options to customers or their representatives requesting housing assistance.
This position offers the opportunity for a well organised, customer focused individual to join our team in this role. You will be working as part of a small team who are committed to delivering high standards of service to those in housing need.
Educated to GCSE’s standard in Maths and English, you must also have a NVQ Level 3 in a relevant subject or have at least one year’s relevant work experience together with an understanding of social housing.
You will be working in partnership with other officers in the team to successfully prevent and relieve homelessness through the appropriate assessment of viable Housing Options for applicants. This will involve mediation with families and friends, conducting referrals to various housing support organisations around the County, and working with other key stakeholders to prevent eviction.
We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 25.5 days annual leave, pension scheme, flexitime, leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits. For an informal discussion, please contact Paul Netten, Housing Options Team Leader on (01727) 814677 or alternatively you can e-mail email@example.com. This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.