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Homeless Support Officer

S02, £33,759 - £34,986 p.a

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Provision of housing and support to homeless households
S02, £33,759 - £34,986 p.a
Seconment / Fixed Term - 12 months
Full Time, 35 hours per week
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222 Upper Street, London
S02, £33,759 - £34,986 p.a
15/12/2019 23:59

Due to the secondment of the current postholder, we are looking for an enthusiastic person to take up the post of Homeless Support Officer for a period of 12 months.

You will be part of a busy multi-tasking team, responsible for providing and managing temporary accommodation (TA) for homeless families and single people.  You will also assist with moving clients to permanent social housing at the end of their stay in TA.

Key functions of the job include; income recovery, sign-ups, transfers, dealing with TA providers over repairs and maintenance, health and safety issues, dealing with tenure breaches, signposting clients to appropriate support services, allocations to permanent voids, assisting clients with RSS grant applications and  benefit issues.

We are looking for someone who works well as part of a team whilst being able to manage their own workload, who likes being busy and who is customer focussed.

If you are interested, please complete online application by clicking the apply button below.

Closing date: Sunday 15th December 2019 at 23:19

Interview date:  Week commencing 20th January 2020

For further information contact Angela Powell, Homeless Support Team Manager

Tel: 0207 527 4434, Email:



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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Angela Powell, Homeless Support Team Manager

0207 527 4434,