Job Details - Homelessness Prevention Officer

Homelessness Prevention Officer

Ref: PCHRA16325/8136

Salary: £21322 to £24491 per annum Grade 5 SCP 10 to SCP17
Closing Date: 12:00, 24 June 2021

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Internal Applicants Only

The post holder will be required to work with all local RSL’s and private sector landlords to identify tenants that may be at risk of homelessness, particularly due to rent arrears. There will be a requirement to work with the tenants to prevent homelessness by assessing their financial situation and identify ways of ensuring tenancy sustainment such as benefit maximisation, along with signposting to relevant support agencies where any support needs are identified. Please note you must possess minimum qualifications of 4GCSE’s Grade A-C or equivalent.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

Neath Port Talbot Council offers a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

For an informal discussion, please contact Nicola Wellington 01639 685219 or email n.wellington@npt.gov.uk

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at jobs@npt.gov.uk or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Welsh: Desirable

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on jobs@npt.gov.uk

Directorate:SOCIAL SERVICES HEALTH & HOUSING
Section:HOUSING RENEWALS/ADAPTION SERVICE & HOMELESSNESS/HOUSING OPTIONS
Hours:37 hours a week worked flexibly as required
Contract:PERMANENT
Location:NEATH CIVIC CENTRE Neath and with a requirement to work out of other locations as required