Strategic Housing Officer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £27,041 - £29,577 per annum
  • Location: Yorkon Building, Archway Road , Huyton , Knowsley, L36 9FB
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: CVP 0065C

 Re - advert / Fixed term for 18 months 

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join Knowsley Council’s Strategic Housing Team. We are looking for an individual to take a central role in coordinating the Council’s Extra Care Allocation Policy. With experience of supporting clients the successful candidate will ensure that applicants seeking extra care housing are supported and that accommodation is allocated based on need.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting applicants to apply for extra care housing and will work with care assessors to determine applicant’s priority for rehousing. They will support the Council extra care panel to ensure that available provision is allocated in accordance with Council Policy and will work with the Whole Life Commissioning team to evaluate and monitor the outcomes of allocations to extra care. In addition to the work around extra care housing they will support the Strategic Housing wider functions include but not restricted to undertaking quality monitoring of homelessness and allocations cases.

They will need to evidence experience of supporting vulnerable clients and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form.  They would need to be able to work individually and as part of a team.  An enhanced DBS will be required for this post.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Alan Broadbent on 0151 443 2391.  

How to apply

Please apply online by clicking the link below. Please note applications cannot be considered without the completion of the form in full 

This vacancy is now closed