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Housing Casework Officer - Rough Sleepers x 3FTE
Opening Date: 24.04.24
Closing Date: 27.05.24
Grade F
Salary banding: £30,296 - £33,024
(pro rata for part time)
Worker Type: On Site – requirement to work across the city

You may be aware that in November 2023, Nottingham City Council’s Chief Finance Officer issued a report under Section 114(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 because, in his professional opinion, the council wasn’t able to deliver a balanced budget which is a legal requirement. This does not mean, however, that the council is bankrupt or insolvent.

The financial implications of the Section 114 report have been balanced against the council’s statutory duties, particularly in relation to safeguarding and homelessness, and the funding of this permanent post has been approved by the council’s Spend Control Board.

At Nottingham City Council, we are dedicated to providing housing solutions and support to our citizens. Housing Solutions plays a pivotal role in preventing homelessness and ensuring that all citizens in housing need or crisis receive the assistance they require. We are currently looking for a motivated and empathetic Housing Casework Officers to become valuable members of our statutory homelessness team.

If you are passionate about helping citizens in housing need and are dedicated to ensuring universal access to stable housing, we encourage you to apply. Be a part of our mission to make a positive impact on the city by preventing homelessness and providing vital support to citizens in their housing needs. Your unwavering commitment and expertise can significantly contribute to the success of this important mission.

Key priorities for the postholder will include;

  • Good operational working knowledge of housing legislation in both the public and private sector

  • Good operational working knowledge of Homelessness and associated legislation and an ability to advise on and decide any duties owed to citizens for the Authority

  • Effectively manage a complex workload under pressure meeting specified targets and deadlines whilst demonstrating attention to detail, prioritisation and self-organisation skills

  • Commitment to providing a high quality customer focussed service

  • Evidence of working successfully in partnership across different sectors, building and maintaining good working relationships

  • Understanding of the wider issues impacting upon homelessness, the barriers facing people with multiple and complex needs

When applying, candidates should provide a written statement along with their CV outlining their key skills and experiences in the priorities outlined above.

You can view the external advert here.

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Housing Casework Officer - Early Intervention x 2FTE
Opening Date: 23.04.24
Closing Date: 12.05.24
Grade F
Salary banding: £30,296 - £33,024 (pro rata for part time)
Worker Type: On site – requirement to work across the city

You may be aware that in November 2023, Nottingham City Council’s Chief Finance Officer issued a report under Section 114(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 because, in his professional opinion, the council wasn’t able to deliver a balanced budget which is a legal requirement. This does not mean, however, that the council is bankrupt or insolvent.

The financial implications of the Section 114 report have been balanced against the council’s statutory duties, particularly in relation to safeguarding and homelessness, and the funding of this permanent post has been approved by the council’s Spend Control Board.

At Nottingham City Council, we are dedicated to providing housing solutions and support to our citizens. Housing Solutions plays a pivotal role in preventing homelessness and ensuring that all citizens in housing need or crisis receive the assistance they require. We are currently looking for a motivated and empathetic Housing Casework Officers to become valuable members of our statutory homelessness team.

If you are passionate about helping citizens in housing need and are dedicated to ensuring universal access to stable housing, we encourage you to apply. Be a part of our mission to make a positive impact on the city by preventing homelessness and providing vital support to citizens in their housing needs. Your unwavering commitment and expertise can significantly contribute to the success of this important mission.

Key priorities for the postholder will include;

  • Good operational working knowledge of housing legislation in both the public and private sector

  • Good operational working knowledge of Homelessness and associated legislation and an ability to advise on and decide any duties owed to citizens for the Authority

  • Effectively manage a complex workload under pressure meeting specified targets and deadlines whilst demonstrating attention to detail, prioritisation and self-organisation skills

  • Commitment to providing a high quality customer focussed service

  • Evidence of working successfully in partnership across different sectors, building and maintaining good working relationships

  • Understanding of the wider issues impacting upon homelessness, the barriers facing people with multiple and complex needs

When applying, candidates should provide a written statement along with their CV outlining their key skills and experiences in the priorities outlined above.

You can view the external advert here.

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Housing Casework Officer x 7FTE
Opening Date: 24.04.24
Closing Date: 27.05.24
Grade F
Salary banding: £30,296 - £33,024 (pro rata for part time)
Worker Type: On Site

You may be aware that in November 2023, Nottingham City Council’s Chief Finance Officer issued a report under Section 114(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 because, in his professional opinion, the council wasn’t able to deliver a balanced budget which is a legal requirement. This does not mean, however, that the council is bankrupt or insolvent.

The financial implications of the Section 114 report have been balanced against the council’s statutory duties, particularly in relation to safeguarding and homelessness, and the funding of this permanent post has been approved by the council’s Spend Control Board.

At Nottingham City Council, we are dedicated to providing housing solutions and support to our citizens. Housing Solutions plays a pivotal role in preventing homelessness and ensuring that all citizens in housing need or crisis receive the assistance they require. We are currently looking for a motivated and empathetic Housing Casework Officers to become valuable members of our statutory homelessness team.

If you are passionate about helping citizens in housing need and are dedicated to ensuring universal access to stable housing, we encourage you to apply. Be a part of our mission to make a positive impact on the city by preventing homelessness and providing vital support to citizens in their housing needs. Your unwavering commitment and expertise can significantly contribute to the success of this important mission.

Key priorities for the postholder will include;

  • Good operational working knowledge of housing legislation in both the public and private sector

  • Good operational working knowledge of Homelessness and associated legislation and an ability to advise on and decide any duties owed to citizens for the Authority

  • Effectively manage a complex workload under pressure meeting specified targets and deadlines whilst demonstrating attention to detail, prioritisation and self-organisation skills

  • Commitment to providing a high quality customer focussed service

  • Evidence of working successfully in partnership across different sectors, building and maintaining good working relationships

  • Understanding of the wider issues impacting upon homelessness, the barriers facing people with multiple and complex needs

When applying, candidates should provide a written statement along with their CV outlining their key skills and experiences in the priorities outlined above.

You can view the external advert here.

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Housing Casework Supervisor x 2FTE
Go Live: 14.03.2024
Closing Date: 23.05.24
Grade G
Salary banding: £33,945 - £36,648
(pro rata for part time)
Worker Type: On Site

You may be aware that in November 2023, Nottingham City Council’s Chief Finance Officer issued a report under Section 114(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 because, in his professional opinion, the council wasn’t able to deliver a balanced budget which is a legal requirement. This does not mean, however, that the council is bankrupt or insolvent.

The financial implications of the Section 114 report have been balanced against the council’s statutory duties, particularly in relation to safeguarding and homelessness, and the funding of this permanent post has been approved by the council’s Spend Control Board.

At Nottingham City council we are dedicated to providing housing solutions and support to our citizens in need. Our focus is on preventing homelessness within the city and ensuring that safe and stable housing is accessible to all. Our Housing Solutions team plays a vital role in fulfilling our mission.

We are actively seeking experienced professionals to till the position of Housing Casework Supervisors to join our team. In this role you will work closely with the Prevention and Assessment Manager to provide leadership and support in housing advice casework.

Your primary responsibility will involve overseeing in housing casework at all stages, offering technical advice, suggesting strategies to help prevent homelessness and ensure that the City Council fulfils its legal and safeguarding requirements to citizens in housing need or crisis.

If you are dedicated to making a difference in housing support and have the necessary expertise, we encourage you to apply and be a part of our impactful mission.

Key priorities for the postholder will include;

  • Ability to supervise and support staff on a day-to-day basis to deliver a customer facing service, providing technical advice on a range of homelessness issues 

  • Comprehensive and up to date working knowledge of Homelessness and associated legislation and able to advise colleagues and decide any duties owed to citizens for the Authority.

  • Comprehensive and up to date working knowledge of housing legislation in both the public and private sector.

  • Effectively manage a complex workload under pressure meeting specified targets and deadlines whilst demonstrating attention to detail, prioritisation and self-organisation skills

  • Evidence of working successfully in partnership across different sectors, building and maintaining good working relationships.

  • Commitment to providing a high quality customer focussed service.

When applying, candidates should provide a written statement along with their CV outlining their key skills and experiences in the priorities outlined above.

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Social Lettings Officer - Rough Sleepers x 1FTE
Opening Date: 24.04.24
Closing Date: 23.05.24
Grade F
Salary banding: £30,296 - £33,024
(pro rata for part time)
Worker Type: Hybrid (minimum of 2 days in office per week following completion of induction and probation – subject to service needs)

At Nottingham City Council, we have an unwavering commitment to providing our community with secure and sustainable housing options. You may be aware that in November 2023, Nottingham City Council’s Chief Finance Officer issued a report under Section 114(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 because, in his professional opinion, the council wasn’t able to deliver a balanced budget which is a legal requirement. This does not mean, however, that the council is bankrupt or insolvent.

The financial implications of the Section 114 report have been balanced against the council’s statutory duties, particularly in relation to safeguarding and homelessness, and the funding of this permanent post has been approved by the council’s Spend Control Board.

As a Social Lettings Officer, your primary objectives will be to enhance accessibility to private sector housing options and play a pivotal role in preventing homelessness. You will be forefront of early intervention efforts, offering crucial support to individuals and families facing housing challenges. Your dedication to fostering sustainable housing solutions will make a lasting impact on the well-being of our community.

In this dynamic role, you will work collaboratively with various stakeholders. Your responsibilities will extend to developing and implementing strategies to improving housing options, ensuring that everyone in our community has access to safe and sustainable accommodation.

If you are committed to making a positive difference in housing accessibility and homelessness prevention, we invite you to be part of our team. Join us in creating a community where safe and sustainable housing is a reality for all. focus on improving access to private sector housing options and preventing homelessness through early intervention and support.

Key priorities for the postholder will include;

  • Ability to raise awareness and inspire enthusiasm for a new initiative. 

  • Good operational working knowledge of housing legislation in both the public and private sector 

  • Ability to visit and assess property for design, space, and location for suitability 

  • Experienced in working with individuals who are rough sleeping and have a good understanding of the complexity of need faced by this cohort

  • The ability to visit and inspect properties to identify issues relating to hazards, safety standards and disrepair; making recommendations of remedial action to be taken 

  • Commitment to providing a high quality customer focussed service

When applying, candidates should provide a written statement along with their CV outlining their key skills and experiences in the priorities outlined above.

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Homelessness Review Officer x 1FTE
Opening Date: 24.04.24
Closing Date: 23.05.24
Grade G
Salary banding: £33,945 - £36,648
(pro rata for part time)
Worker Type: Hybrid (minimum of 2 days in office per week following completion of induction and probation – subject to service needs)

You may be aware that in November 2023, Nottingham City Council’s Chief Finance Officer issued a report under Section 114(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 because, in his professional opinion, the council wasn’t able to deliver a balanced budget which is a legal requirement. This does not mean, however, that the council is bankrupt or insolvent.

The financial implications of the Section 114 report have been balanced against the council’s statutory duties, particularly in relation to safeguarding and homelessness, and the funding of this permanent post has been approved by the council’s Spend Control Board.

Nottingham City Council is dedicated to addressing homelessness and housing challenges within our community. In this role, you will play a vital part in ensuring that all review decisions are legally robust and issued in accordance with statutory guidelines.

As a Homelessness Review Officer, your primary responsibility will be to investigate and assess applications for review of statutory homelessness decisions, making enquiries as necessary to determine the extent to which the Council has fulfilled its duties and powers. You will ensure that all review decisions are legally sound and comply with relevant codes of guidance and case law.

Join us in making a positive impact on our community by preventing homelessness and supporting citizens in their housing needs to ensure compliance and fairness is embedded in our practice.

Key priorities for the postholder will include;

  • Comprehensive and up to date working knowledge of Homelessness and associated legislation and able to advise colleagues and decide any duties owed to citizens for the Authority

  • Comprehensive and up to date working knowledge of housing legislation in both the public and private sector

  • Experience of dealing with legal challenge from advocates, including injunctions, Judicial Review, Appeals to the County Court, Statutory Reviews of Homelessness decisions

  • The ability to assess property for space, design, state of repair and location for suitability

  • The ability to write complex letters and produce reports

  • A commitment to providing a high quality, customer focussed service

When applying, candidates should provide a written statement along with their CV outlining their key skills and experiences in the priorities outlined above.

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