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Homelessness Intervention & Prevention Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
Adur & Worthing Councils
Salary:
Starting from £24,313 to £28,785 p.a.
Location:
Portland House, Worthing
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
24/01/2020 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
CD/20/118470
Vacancy Description

Homelessness Intervention and Prevention Assistant

Post No: 43934

Salary: Starting from £24,313 to £28,785 p.a.

Grade: Grade 5

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Portland House, Worthing

Closing date: 24th January 2020

Are you highly motivated and looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to work with single people and families who are at risk of homelessness across Worthing Borough and Adur District, to help them resolve a wide range of housing and other support issues?

We are looking for a new member of the councils’ Housing Needs team who is educated to at least Level 2, or with equivalent experience, and who can demonstrate a good understanding of the causes of homelessness and prevention of homelessness and how to help people develop sustainable housing plans if already homeless.  You will also have experience of effectively managing a caseload in order to reach timely but positive outcomes for your housing clients. 

You will have the diverse skills needed to build relationships with individuals with complex needs and to negotiate innovative solutions with agencies, landlords, private, voluntary and public sector services in order to prevent and alleviate housing need. 

For an informal chat about the post please contact Catriona Donnelly, Homelessness Prevention Team Leader (Singles) or Charmaine Dore, Homelessness Prevention Team Leader (Families) 07717867710



Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.


Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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