Starting salary: £33,789
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: X 1 Fixed Term/Secondment for 12 months & x 1 Fixed Term/Secondment for 6 months
Closing date: Tuesday 8th November 2022 23:39
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 14th November 2022
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
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In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
We have an exciting opportunity for two experienced Accommodation Placement Advisers to make informed decisions about housing applications (this does not include homelessness decisions), allocate temporary and permanent housing and support council tenants to move in accordance with the homelessness accommodation strategy and placement policy, housing allocations scheme and other council policies and priorities. You will also be providing a casework service that contributes to improved wellbeing, resilience and reduced poverty through activities such as preparing prospective social housing tenants to sustain their new home.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories'.
To be considered for this post the successful candidate must have at least 1 years’ experience assisting residents with housing issues in a similar post. You will be providing a timely comprehensive and customer-focused assessment and casework service to applicants for social housing, mutual exchange and other housing options for social housing tenants including statutory reviews of decisions made under the housing allocations scheme. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work proactively and collaboratively with colleagues. No formal qualifications are required for the role but a high standard of general education and detailed working knowledge of housing Act 1996 parts VI and VII along with the ability to draw upon case law are essential for this position.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/9864658/file/document?inline
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: https://www.camdenjobs.co.uk/inclusion-and-diversity
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG