020 8732 5450

(BF6321) Homelessness Officer

Buckingham Futures Published: January 30, 2019
London, United Kingdom
Job Type


Our Client in West London is looking for a Homelessness Officer.


1)To act as a caseworker for housing applicants, providing advice, guidance and assistance on the range of options available to resolve their housing problems. Interviewing applicants on day of presentation, including home visits.

2)To receive and assess homeless applications carrying out investigations into homelessness within the framework of the Housing Act 1996 Part VII (Homelessness) and arrive at a decision. Providing accurate and appropriate advice, preventing homelessness wherever possible. Refer cases to other sources of assistance where appropriate e.g. social care and health, lettings agencies, community and voluntary advice organisations.

Knowledge and Experience


Knowledge of Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended by the homelessness Act 2002) and part VI of the Housing Act 1996 (allocations).

If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email ricky@buckinghamfutures.com

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