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Housing Options Officer

Fareham Housing

£25,295.00 - £31,871.00 (Career Grade Post)

2 year fixed term

Post No : SH030

We are looking for someone with previous housing experience and excellent communication skills to join our busy Housing Options team at Fareham Borough Council. Within this fast paced and varied role you will work as part of a team to provide a drop in service to our customers, focussing on:

  • Preventing homelessness

  • Providing comprehensive advice on a range of housing issues

  • Assessing the local authority's homeless duty toward customers

We want someone who is proactive and has previous experience in managing work within a pressurised and emotionally demanding environment. You need to be passionate about doing the right thing for our customers, you should also be caring, patient and empathetic.

Ideally you will also have some experience of the current homeless legislation. You must also be flexible, both as a team player and when responding to and resolving customer problems.

If you meet our requirements and you have previous expereince in a similar role, we want to hear from you! Please follow the links to view further details about the role and apply.

The interviews for this role will be held week commencing 2nd September 2019.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminal Records Bureau) at the cost of the Council. Guidance on the Disclosure Scheme.

For an informal discussion about the above post please contact Cathy Dawes, Housing Options Manager, on 01329 236100 or e-mail: cdawes@fareham.gov.uk

If you are unable to apply online please call 01329 824809 to request a paper application form.

Closing date: 26 Aug 2019 at 4:30pm

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