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Homelessness Prevention Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2021 12:00
£25,991 to £27,041 pa
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Employment Location:
Belmont House
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Job details 

Closing date:
16 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Public Health and Environment. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

We are looking for an experienced officer to join the team, on a one year fixed term
contract, to assist with work associated with clients who approach the service having been subject to Domestic Abuse.

You should have experience in the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 which placed legal duties on local authorities, to ensure that everyone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness has access to meaningful help, irrespective of their priority need status, as long as they are eligible for assistance.

With the introduction of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 all local authorities have new legal duties to meet. This post will contribute towards our plans to support those who are affected by Domestic Abuse.

You will ideally have experience within a housing and/ or support environment. With a customer focus and a drive for excellence, you will be able to use initiative to deliver a positive outcome for a customer.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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