Housing Options Officer

    • Housing Needs
    • Housing Services
  • Wales
  • £23.00ph – £27.00ph Umbrella
  • Temporary

Oyster Partnership

Housing Options Officer

Job Type: Temporary

Sector: Housing

Location: South Wales

Salary: £23.00ph – £27.00ph Umbrella

Start Date: ASAP


A Local Authority based in South Wales are looking for a Housing Options Officer to join the team. The contract is an initial 3-month contract with the possibility of extension after this period. The right candidate needs to have a good understanding of homelessness prevention legislation and ideally have used Jigsaw before. The role will include remote working.

About you

Previous experience as a Housing Options Officer and good knowledge of the current legislation. The right candidate will ideally have previous experience working in a Local Authority in Welsh and therefore a sufficient understanding of their legislation regarding homelessness prevention. The right candidate needs to be reliable, a hard worker and able to hit the ground running.

About the role

  • Knowledge of section 2 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
  • Managing a high caseloads from interview to making decisions
  • Experience using s61 Housing (Wales) Act 2014
  • High knowledge with system use of Jigsaw
  • Creating personal housing plans to individual clients

If you are interested in this opportunity please get in touch ASAP with an updated CV.

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