Homeless Prevention offier

Location: Manchester
Duration: Contract/Temp

Homeless Prevention Officer

£16.06 Per Hour

Temporary 12 Months


Monday to Friday 36 Hours Per week

Multitask Personnel are currently working with a local authority who are recruiting for Homeless prevention officers. The role will consist of but not be limited to:

  • To work proactively to determine the duties owed to applicants and prevent homelessness through timely and appropriate actions under the current homeless legislation including developing and managing a Personal Housing Plans.
  • To work with external partner agencies including Registered Providers, Private Rented and Voluntary Sector to promote the prevention of homelessness agenda.
  • To identify and appropriate multi agency actions and solutions, ensuring that pathways are delivered in line with the customer’s expectations and that customer’s needs are met.
  • To actively engage with community groups, external partners, charities and other organizations to reduce homelessness across the Borough.


To be successful you must have:

  • Level 3 or equivalent in a housing related field
  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs including English and maths
  • Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workloads to satisfy performance targets and meet deadlines.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people. Conducting client assessments and interviews. The ability of making s.184 decisions for Homelessness Prevention, Relief & Final Duty
  • Relevant experience in homelessness or housing management including an overview of the Housing Act 1996 and amended by the Homelessness Act 2002, Localism Act 2011 and Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
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