An exciting opportunity has arisen, and we are seeking two strong, proactive and compassionate Homelessness Officers to join our team.
You will be responsible for assessing customers housing needs and wishes in line with the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, producing personalised housing plans with a focus on homelessness prevention.
You will work with customers to find sustainable housing options helping clients achieve their goals and increase their life opportunities moving forward.
You will work holistically managing a caseload while drawing in support and assistance from other organisations as appropriate to maximise opportunities and outcomes.
You will conduct interviews undertaking comprehensive investigations in accordance with statutory legislation and compile detailed S184 decisions whilst maintaining an up to date understanding of homelessness legislation.
You will participate in a 24 hour call out rota tailoring questions in order to gather sufficient information to make a judgement on whether or not to provide emergency accommodation.
EFDC operate a flexible working policy and welcome applications in this respect.