Housing Options Officer


Region: South East
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Hybrid


Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 02/06/2023
Job Reference: 123_1685110055

Housing Options Officer

One of my local authority clients based in Surrey are currently on the lookout for a Housing Options Officer to join their team on a 2 Year Fixed-Term contract.

Housing Options Officer

Contract: 2 Years Fixed-Term
Salary: £34,407 – £37,128 (depending on experience)
Start Date: ASAP
Hours per week: 37
Required to work a minimum of 2 days in office per week
DBS: Basic

Core Responsibilities

– Provide comprehensive housing advice to the public to prevent homelessness where possible, enable customers to make informed decisions based on an understanding of the options available to them and to maximise the use of good quality housing across all tenures.
– Implement all aspects of the Council’s statutory homelessness duties including processing homeless applications made under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996, Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 and discharging any subsequent duties.

Successful applicants will have:

– Experience writing and issuing detailed and robust S.184 decision letters, front line interviews, carrying out housing needs and affordability assessments etc.
– Have previous experience working in a demanding housing related environmental as their will be an expectancy to hit the ground running.
– A detailed and extensive knowledge of current legislation under Parts VI and VII of the Housing Act 1996, Homelessness Act 2002, Homeless Reduction Act 2017, Localism Act 2011, Landlord and Tenant Legislation, Eviction Act 1977, welfare benefits system and application etc.
– Excellent capabilities in relation to: interviewing, negotiating, written skills, numeracy, decision making, communication, IT and able to work on their own initiative along with managing a caseload and meet deadlines.
– Be self motivated and able to work under pressure, work as part of a team, take responsibility for their development etc.

You must have a full valid driving license and access to a vehicle to use for work purposes.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call me on 0115 666 6399.

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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