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Homelessness Assessment Officer
  • Employer: Northampton Borough Council
  • Reference: NBC/21/140606
  • Published: Fri 08/01/2021, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/01/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,229 - £34,474
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Northamptonshire

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Homelessness Assessment Officer

In Northampton, we are transforming the way in which we tackle homelessness.

We are now seeking to appoint a Homelessness Assessment Officer to provide an efficient, high quality advice and assessment service for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, ensuring that customers’ circumstances are investigated and their housing and support needs are assessed and met, in accordance with the homelessness legislation, statutory guidance and the Council’s policies and procedures.

To meet the requirements of this role, you must be able to interpret complex legislation and guidance, contribute positively to the development of new working practices and initiatives that help to prevent homelessness, increase the take-up of housing options and minimise the use and cost of temporary accommodation.