Housing Options Officer ~
Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Wrexham County Borough Council to appoint a Housing Options Officer to their Homelessness Service.
1 – 3 Month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.
Working Hours – Full Time Position. (37 Hours per week)
Location – Wrexham, LL13 7TU.
Rate of Pay - £14.02+ per hour – Negotiable depending on experience.
About the Role;
The main function and responsibility of the role is to prevent and alleviate the homelessness of those persons (service users), presenting or referred to the service as homeless or threatened with homelessness.
Be responsible for ensuring that service users are provided with appropriate advice and assistance in order to prevent and alleviate homelessness or threatened homelessness, ensuring the Council is operating within the Law.
Preventing homelessness of service users, through identifying and providing appropriate, innovative, effective and sustainable interventions and solutions proportionate to the problem presenting.
Interviewing clients and assessing and investigating their situation, working wherever possible to work to prevent the instance of homelessness arising, and where it cannot be prevented using the findings of those investigations to determine the Council’s duties as per legislation, case law and statutory guidance.
Managing own workload to take forward preventative actions for each case within the timescales set within the legislation and Code of Guidance.
Work in partnership with other agencies and services to create, implement and maintain comprehensive innovative and sustainable housing solutions.
Be responsible for providing appropriate advice to service users on financial assistance and welfare benefits in connection with their claim for homelessness and in establishing preventative solutions.
Work in partnership with the Homeless Accommodation Officer to arrange and co-ordinate the provision of appropriate temporary accommodation.
Eligibility to Work in the UK. (Passport or Working Visa)
Reference Contact Details covering the last three years of employment.(Name, Number and email)
Driving License and access to a car.
Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!
As a First Tier Supplier across many local authorities nationwide, you will have access to jobs earlier than other agencies.
Market leading referrals of up to £500
Free DBS checks
Post Placement Aftercare
Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers
If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on (phone number removed) as soon as possible