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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Part Time Housing Needs Officer

  • Applications for this job have now closed

This vacancy is: Permanent

Salary: £19,817 to £21,734 per annum pro rata

Location: Council Offices

Closing Date: Friday 21st February 2014



Reference No:  CE56
Salary Scale 5 (scp 22-25)  £19,817 - £21,734 per annum pro rata
18.5 Hours Per Week - Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday and Friday - all day

The Council is looking to appoint a part time Housing Needs Officer (HNO). The primary role is to advise and assist households at risk of homelessness. The Council offers a range of initiatives to prevent homelessness and the HNO's role will be to deliver these schemes. The post involves making home visits, inspecting properties and interviewing households. The service operates a daily appointment system for households to attend for advice and assistance, which often involves follow up investigation by the HNO.

The role involves partnership working with housing providers and care/support providers.

Excellent communication skills and a clear understanding of homelessness legislation are essential.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 21st February 2014
Interviews will be held:  Tuesday, 4th March 2014

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