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Housing Reviews Officer

£37,445 per annum

Sutton SM1

31/08/2020

The Position

Are you passionate about the technical aspects of Homelessness Legislation. Do you love attention to detail? Do you have excellent writing skills? Can you easily digest a large amount of information and pick out the relevant data? Can you apply the law to the facts of the case? Do you thrive under pressure? If yes, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Reviews Officer.

The Person

You will have the ability to manage a variety of review cases mostly but not exclusively dealing with priority need (in particular vulnerability), intentionally homeless and suitability of accommodation.

You will need to have excellent up to date knowledge of homelessness legislation, case law and the Code of Guidance, experience of writing review decisions, good command of the English Language, ability to work to tight deadlines, excellent communication skills and very good organisational skills.

This is a full time (36 hours per week) post. There is an annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus Bank Holidays.

The Organisation

Encompass is a local authority trading company wholly owned by the London Borough of Sutton. We deliver a wide range of services including Advice and Information, Homelessness Prevention, Choice Based Lettings, Landlord Services, Support Brokerage, Shared Lives, Business Development and Support, and Digital Innovation.

As an Encompass employee you will be able to access a number of benefits including:

  • Opportunity for flexible working
  • Annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Ability to purchase annual leave
  • A range of benefits, including discounts from a number of retailers and services

How to apply

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification, you can then apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form, which will require you to fill out your details and complete a supporting statement addressing the points on the Person Specification.

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