Housing Assessment & Advice Officer


Region: London
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 12/01/2024
Job Reference: 9999_1702645228

Housing Assessment & Advice Officer

A local authority client of mine are currently recruiting for a Housing Assessment & Advice Officer to join their housing team on an interim basis in the Home Counties area!

Housing Assessment & Advice Officer

Contract: 3 Months Rolling (Likely to continue for 12 Months +)

Rate: DOE

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 37

Housing Software: Civica

You will be expected to:

  • Maintain an up to date detailed knowledge of the Council’s statutory homelessness duties and policies (part 6 and part 7) and relevant policies, protocols.
  • Manage, prioritise and work a caseload effectively to assist customers by providing a professional and effective Housing Needs and Options assessment and advisory service to meet the Council’s targets and Statutory Homelessness duties.
  • Ensure that all enquiries for assessment are thorough and undertaken sensitively and professionally, that sound Statutory Homelessness, and cost-effective Prevention decisions are made in a timely manner (within 56 days or no more than 77 days) to prevent and relieve homelessness.
  • Proactive engagement and work with the customer to ensure all reasonable activities to prevent and relieve homelessness are agreed on a personal housing plan and implemented. This includes assistance for customers to access the private housing sector, the Housing Register or Supported People Housing as appropriate for each customer.

If you’re interested in hearing more about this role, then drop me a call on 0121 726 2680 and ask for Anne!

This is an exciting opportunity that doesn’t come around all the time so please show your interest if you think this is the role for you!

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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