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Accommodation Officer | Housing

Company: Social Link Recruitment Ltd    Location: Wakefield

Job Summary

*Accommodation Officer | Housing | Wakefield

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Social Link Recruitment requires an experienced Accommodation Officer to work within the housing department based in Wakefield.

Due to the nature of this role, our client has specified that candidates who apply for this position must have relevant experience working in a similar setting.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To carry out visits to homeless service users in temporary accommodation to ensure that the tenancy conditions are being met
  • Addressing any presenting issues, such as repairs, arrears and anti social behaviour in order to maximise tenancy sustainment.
  • To provide support to service users whilst in accommodation, including those with complex needs and assistance to move on via a range of housing options within the district.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Eligibility to work within the UK.
  • Level 3 qualifications (National Qualifications Framework in the UK) or able to demonstrate significant relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of basic repairs to enable the accurate identification and reporting of defects.
  • Knowledge of housing management legislation, procedures and good practice.
  • Knowledge of Homelessness legislation and guidance
  • A UK driving license

Benefits

*The salary range is between £13.00-15ph depending on experience.

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Social Link Recruitment is a forward thinking, dynamic social care recruitment agency making a difference. We link quality candidates to clients, by building strong and professional relationships with our core focus being that of the end user people in need.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Amy Archer on 01268 269 000

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £13.00 to £15.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Housing: 1 year