Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract for Up to 12 Months.
Contract Reason: Subject to funding
Secondment Opportunity: Permanent employees are encouraged to apply and will be supported as part of our workforce development commitment
Salary: Grade G SCP 23 £26,800.88 – SCP 28 £30,872.88 (Actual Salary)
Hours: 32 Hours per Week
Base Location: Tameside Housing Advice, 119-125 Old Street, Ashton under Lyne
Closing Date: 3rd October 2023
Assessment Date: To be arranged
This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy team at Tameside Housing Advice. The team is responsible for the Council’s statutory homelessness and housing needs service. This includes homeless prevention, housing advice, Temporary Accommodation, administration of the Council’s Housing Register, and allocations of social housing. The Council’s Rough Sleeper team is also based within the service.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work as a Homeless Prevention Officer in the service, fixed term for 12 months.
Your main role will be around the prevention and relief of homelessness. We are looking for individuals who understand the causes and reasons for homelessness and have a working knowledge of the current legislation. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You should have experience of working with vulnerable people across a range of issues and the ability to work collaboratively with customers and a range of partners to secure a suitable housing solution.
You will be required to participate in a duty rota to provide face to face services to people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless which means these posts are office based.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, 28 days leave, a range of training and development opportunities, membership of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, which is a Local Government Pension Scheme and much more.
To find out more about our rewards and benefits package click here
If you believe you meet the essential criteria for this role we would like to hear from you.
For further details about this role or an informal discussion, please contact Kath Wilson on Kath.Wilson@tameside.gov.uk
Reference No: DPT230
11 00 pm
3rd Oct 2023
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