Criminal Justice

Homelessness & Housing Solutions Officer

Job description

Job overview:

  • Working as part of a team of officers; and remaining flexible to conflicting demand.
  • Attending meetings where requested.
  • Confident working knowledge of Part 7 and Part 6 of the Housing Act 1996.
  • Able to offer sound housing advice to applicants, remaining aware of statutory and case law changes; and staying abreast of local and national issues relating to Homelessness’.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide direct assistance and support to individuals facing homelessness, understanding their unique needs and circumstances.
  • Conduct thorough assessments to determine the most suitable housing solutions for clients.
  • Offer guidance on available support services, benefits, and resources to help clients stabilise their housing situation.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients with local housing authorities, landlords, and other relevant agencies to secure safe and affordable housing options.
  • Stay informed about local housing policies, regulations, and resources to effectively navigate the housing landscape.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records, documenting client interactions, progress, and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to ensure a coordinated and holistic approach to addressing homelessness and housing challenges.
  • Establish positive relationships with local community organizations, government agencies, and stakeholders to enhance the support network for individuals experiencing homelessness.
  • Participate in community events and initiatives that promote housing stability and homelessness prevention.


  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably working with homelessness and housing-related issues.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of local housing policies, social services, and support networks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and organisations.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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