Housing Support Officer

Housing Support Officer

Akton Recruitment Ltd | Cheshire, England, UK

Posted 8 days ago

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Housing Support Officer Akton Recruitment has an opening for a Housing Support Officer We require an experienced Housing Support Officer to join the temporary accommodation team on a short term basis (up to 12 weeks initially) during a recruitment process.The candidate must be experienced in working with people with support needs and be able to work across multiple sites in Cheshire East, however the main location will be Macclesfield, Cheshire.1Manage referrals into temporary accommodation from the Housing Support Officer Team, to undertake initial tenancy sign ups & assessments of households to determine their level of support required and complete risk assessments.2Provide and deliver a support package with a plan for households which will enable them to settle into the temporary accommodation and identify barriers to them obtaining settled accommodation.3Work with the Housing Options team and partner agencies to facilitate prompt move-on into permanent housing.4Complete accurate records, inventories and paperwork, including housing benefit claim forms, and liaise with benefits section to ensure rental payments are received.5Deal with basic building maintenance issues, such as ordering cleaning of vacant rooms and ordering repairs as needed via liaison with asset management section.6Organise removals and storage of households' furniture when requiredas a Housing Support Officer