Benefits and Housing Needs Officer – SO2

9 May 2024
£20 / hour
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Job Description

Job Title : Benefits and Housing Needs Officer – SO2
Job Category : Housing
Location : Hackney Service Centre, Hackney Council
Hours Per Week : 36.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £20.06

Housing Options and Advice Service – Homelessness Officer
Prevention work – negotiating with host, aware of S21 notices being legal and eviction process, dealing with landlord harassment, know about N244 re-entry, work with probation, deal with DV and lots more
Provide Options and Advice – look at HB, DHP, maximising income, debt management, liaise with Housing Supply
Homelessness – know when interim duty is triggered, placing in TA and what is required, take homelessness applications, make necessary investigations and make decisions whether we owe a duty or not.
Systems experience: JIGSAW experience, working from home will require
unlimited broadband at home and access to a laptop or computer. We may be able to provide laptops where required.

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