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Housing Assistant

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Posted: 09/04/2019
Reference: 764140
Job Type: Contract
Location: Avon, England (map)
Salary: £13.44 - £13.44
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Housing Assistant 


A new opportunity has become available to co-ordinate and operate the Choice Based Lettings Scheme, fulfilling nomination agreements and ensuring applicants and partner landlords receive an efficient, transparent and effective service.


Operate a single access point for short term supported accommodation and housing related floating support, to co-ordinate vacancies and identify, assess and prioritise suitable tenants, and make formal offers. This includes:


  • To access temporary accommodation where the Council has a duty;
  • To facilitate move-on;
  • To allocate to private sector properties available for homelessness prevention and end of duty, and
  • Access to short term supported housing.



  • You will hold a relevant qualification e.g. minimum of NVQ 3, 2 A levels or equivalent qualification or equivalent relevant experience in a housing, homelessness or lettings environment.
  • Demonstrate a working understanding of housing remedies, and good experience of delivering housing access and homelessness services to vulnerable people and minority groups.
  • Some knowledge of relevant legislation including Housing Act 1996 Part VII, statutory guidance on suitability of accommodation, and of working within rehousing policies.


  • £13.44 per hour
  • Kingswood
  • Temporary contract


Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on 0117 917 4560

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