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Housing / Accommodation Officer

Job Title: Housing / Accommodation Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Lothian, Scotland
Salary: £120 - £121 per day
Start Date: March 2018
Reference: BBBH56573_1519124239
Contact Name: Emer Meehan
Contact Email: e.meehan@parity.net
Job Published: February 20, 2018 10:57

Job Description

Housing / Accommodation 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. Duties will include but are not limited to updating systems and spreadsheet, conducting sign ups, assisting with rent arrear and monitoring rent accounts and voids/lets for temporary accommodation.

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
  • Experience of working in housing or homeless prevention / assessment
  • 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
  • Full UK drivers licence

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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