Housing Options Officer


Region: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Field based


Salary: £22 - £28 per hour

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 16/06/2023
Job Reference: HOO230609_1686330243

Housing Options Officer

My local authority client in the Midlands are currently looking a Housing Options Officer for a minimum of 6-12 months to help with increased workloads

About the role:

  • Hybrid working, 2 days on site
  • ASAP Start
  • Midlands based
  • £22-28 per hour
  • Interviews next week

You will be responsible for:

  • Investigate and assess the needs of homeless and other housing applicants.
  • Determine priorities and allocate properties.
  • Offer advice and assistance on housing options and ensure Council policies and procedures are followed in the allocations and assessment process.
  • Delivery of an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A strong knowledge of the Homelessness Prevention and The Housing Act, in particular parts 6 and 7 of the Act.
  • Knowledge and experience of directly applying homelessness legislation in a Local Authority setting.
  • Experience in issuing Section 184 Decisions with little to no guidance and an ability to interview clients and assess their applications quickly and accurately.

Please do apply if you think you would be suitable for this role or reach out to me on 0115 666 6399 and ask for Olivia.

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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