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Benefits and Housing Needs Officer – SO2

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Hackney Council(Matrix-CDL)
£18.48p p/h
Closing date
Housing Options and Advice Service

Homelessness Officer Prevention work – Negotiating with host, aware of S21 notices being legal and eviction process, dealing with landlord harassment, know about N244 re-entry, work with probation, deal with DV and lots more Provide Options and Advice

Look at HB, DHP, maximising income, debt management, liaise with Housing Supply Homelessness – know when interim duty is triggered, placing in TA and what is required, take homelessness applications, make necessary investigations and make decisions whether we owe a duty or not.

Signposting Systems experience: JIGSAW experience, working from home will require unlimited broadband at home and access to a laptop or computer. We may be able to provide laptops where required.


Candidates need to be experienced and confident in issuing all types of S184 decisions


Closing Date: Ongoing

Start Date: TBC     –   End Date: TBC

Start Time: 9am – 5pm


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