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Housing Officer

Job Title: Housing Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Lothian, Scotland
Salary: £121.33 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54385B_1503497927
Contact Name: Sarah Anderson
Contact Email: s.anderson@parity.net
Job Published: August 23, 2017 15:18

Job Description

Housing Officer - Livingston

Our major client has an exciting opportunity for a Housing Officer based in Livingston, you will be responsible for providing services and support to individuals during the transition from temporary accommodation to sustaining a permanent tenancy. You also will be responsible for emergancy accomodation and aiding tenants in gaining permanent tenancy to enable them to live as independantly as possible.

Essential skills:

  • Qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Care
  • Knowledge/experience of relevant legislation e.g. Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Homelessness Bill, Children's (Scotland) Act 1995, Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007, Care Commission Housing Support registration requirements
  • Significant experience of working in a Housing & Support environment
  • IT literate - an ability to use software applications E-Mail, Excel, Data Entry, Word, PowerPoint etc

The ideal candidate will have previously worked with public sector organisation, please be advised successful candidates will be required to apply for a Basic Disclosure Scotland.

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