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Accommodation Officer/ 3 Months/ Musselburgh/ £13.94 per hour

Job Title: Accommodation Officer/ 3 Months/ Musselburgh/ £13.94 per hour
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Musselburgh, Midlothian
Salary: Up to £13.94 per hour
Start Date: 18/12/2017
Reference: BBBH56012_1512581052
Contact Name: Barbara Tomaszewska
Contact Email: B.Tomaszewska@parity.net
Job Published: December 06, 2017 17:24

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Accommodation Officer with our public-sector client for a 3 months contract £13.94 per hour based in Musselburgh.

Main duties:

  • To support and provide assistance to clients applying for universal credit
  • To be responsible for property and estate management issues associated with temporary and supported accommodation (excluding sheltered housing) owned

Essential Skills:

  • Have a housing, health or social work or equivalent qualification at SHNC level? Or equivalent.
  • Have completed (or within the first year of employment be prepared to join the earliest programme towards completing) training in National Standards in Housing Advice and Information at Level 2.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of relevant housing and social work legislation
  • Demonstrable numeracy skills.
  • The ability to write well-constructed letters using plain English
  • Have an excellent knowledge of current changes to relevant housing and social welfare legislation.
  • Have a working knowledge of welfare benefits
  • Have an understanding of the specific needs of those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness
  • Be able to communicate effectively with a range of people (often in stressful circumstances), both verbally and in writing
  • A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.
  • PVG Membership (Children, Adults or both) is an essential requirement of this post.

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