Location: Hackney, London
Salary: Up to £17.36 per hour
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Sam Smith

Housing Officer

Job Description

Barker Ross are recruiting for a Housing Benefits Officer in the Hackney area on a 3 Month contract based on 37 hours a week, Mon - Fri at a rate of £17.36ph to act as a Move-On Officer to join an incredible team to help deliver an ambitious flagship project to create new pathways into settled housing for homeless applicants on the housing register.


The basic premise of the job is to work with applicants in temporary accommodation on our homeless waiting list, to establish their most likely route to re-housing in settled accommodation and then work with them to achieve that transition, supporting and empowering applicants where possible, but enforcing decisions and actions where necessary.

Candidate Prolile

Successful candidates must have the below essential criteria for the role;

  • Adapt Quickly
  • Driven, Target Orientated Officer
  • Good Knowledge of Current Housing Options
  • 'Can Do' Attitude
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Coaching Skills
  • Good Relationship Building and Networking

If you are interested in the role and would like to learn more about the role please apply today!

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This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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