Housing Advisor

  • £23.48 - £24.48 per hour
  • Tower Hamlets, London

Housing Advisor
Temporary on going contract
Monday to Friday
Based in Tower Hamlets
£23.48per hour

To conduct housing advice interviews with local private sector residents focusing on preventing homelessness and giving good quality advice on the potential avenues to resolve problems and on housing choices available so that customers can make informed decisions about their options.

  • Completion of Needs Assessment and Personalised Housing Plans and issuing Section 148 notices and correspondence in line with Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
  • To advise on all matters relating to landlord and tenant disputes and to negotiate with landlords to prevent homelessness and provide practical assistance to help customers remain in their accommodation or move to alternative accommodation thereby preventing homelessness
  • To provide good quality advice, information and assistance through face to face interviews, home visits, by telephone and by correspondence within a casework based customer care framework, ensuring all deadlines are met and appropriate referrals are made to other agencies to properly progress the case.
  • To provide the above through a detailed knowledge of housing legislation and case law including landlord obligations and a good knowledge of welfare benefits and rights
Alix Webb Recruitment Consultant

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