Housing Support Officer

Harris Hill
£25k - 33k per year
Closing date
12 Nov 2020
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I am currently looking for an experienced Housing Support Officer for an amazing housing charity based in South London.  You will be a self-starter and efficient problem solver to excel in this exciting role. The job is located in Greenwich & Peckham, South London.


• Supporting clients to access housing and other community services.
• Helping clients to understand benefits available to them.
• Ensuring clients live in a safe and secure environment.
• Carrying out health and safety assessments.
• Completing risk assessments with clients.
• Updating property records at regular intervals including utilities, fire and security. with input from colleagues and third-party suppliers.
• Handling the cash from weekly laundry machine collections from each of the 4 buildings.
• Maintaining, in the IT shared area, an audit trail of all activities relating to the job.
• Reporting to the Development Manager any legal or social issues which arise relating to clients.
• Undertake any other relevant duties as required or requested by your line manager.

• Clear and concise written and spoken communication skills.
• Ability to present written information in a structured and balanced way appropriate to the needs of the reader.
• IT skills at a strong level enabling use of associated applications in the IT shared area.
• Maintaining CRM; Sales force preferable.
• Experience in tenancy support and sustainment.
• Experience of working with LHA supported tenants.
• Knowledge of current LHA working practices.
• Knowledge of HB & Universal Credit

Closing date: 9 AM, 28th October 2020 


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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