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Prison Accommodation Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
30/03/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/04/2021 23:59
Salary:
Grade 7 £23,541 to £27,041
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
205046
Employment Location:
Crook CAP
Post Number:
REG21-123
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
12 Apr
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Prison Accommodation Officer which is required for 12 months.

The post holder will be responsible for opening pathways for those leaving prisons and hospitals that are at risk of rough sleeping; including applications to the necessary local authority under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended); as well as the Homeless Reduction Act 2017 and the assisted prevention of homelessness.

The post holder will give provision of a high standard of housing information, advice, guidance and advocacy support to assist offenders in accessing accommodation and securing tenancies. You will also provide advice and support to ex-offenders to avoid accruing rent arrears and debt and to successfully manage a tenancy.

Applicants should be educated to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent together with having experience within a housing, homelessness or support related service.

Interviews are scheduled to be held via Microsoft Teams on a date to be confirmed.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Rebecca Angus on 07909537208 or via email at rebecca.angus@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.