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Homelessness Intervention & Prevention Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
£24,313 - £28,785 p.a.
Portland House, Worthing
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/05/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Post title

Homelessness Intervention and Prevention Assistant x 4


From £24,313 to £28,785 p.a.


Grade 5


37 hours per week

Place of work

Portland House, Worthing

Closing date

Tuesday 21st May 2019


Monday 3rd June 2019

Duties of the post:

Are you a motivated and caring individual who has what it takes to make a difference for individuals at risk of homelessness across Worthing Borough and Adur District?

Educated to at least NVQ Level 2, or with equivalent experience – professional, practical or lived, you will have a real understanding of the causes of homelessness and best practice in preventing homelessness, as well as an good working knowledge of housing and homelessness legislation.  You will also have experience of effectively managing a caseload in order to effectively enact Prevention and Relief Duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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. You will need to work flexibly with established partners in Social Services, Jobcentre Plus, Registered Social Landlords and local homeless charities. 

For an informal chat about the post please contact Catriona Donnelly, Homelessness Prevention Team Leader (Singles) or Charmaine Dore, Homelessness Prevention Team Leader (Families) on 07717808508

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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