We are looking to recruit an experienced advisor to provide a specialist housing advice service for around 18 hours per week.
The ideal candidate will have experience in:
advising on housing options and law
challenging homeless decisions made by the local authority
rent arrears, anti-social behaviour, disrepair
working with vulnerable clients.
In addition, the ideal candidate will be empathetic, organised, and able to manage a complex caseload, work to deadlines, and have experience working in a small self-starting team.
Initially the post will be until 31 December 2017 with a view to extension, pending the outcome of a funding application.
There will be a six month probationary period.
- 28 days annual leave plus statutory public holidays pro-rata
- Statutory pension through ‘NEST’
Hours of work: Up to 18 hours a week
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Previous convictions do not prevent the possibility of employment with us; each application is assessed on its own merit.
If you would like to know more about this rewarding and challenging role please contact Reading Community Welfare Rights Unit’s Manager, Clare Moore, on 0118 9551070 between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday.
To request an application pack, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.