Project Coordinator Homelessness Prevention (Complex Needs)

Project Coordinator Homelessness Prevention (Complex Needs)

  • Location: Witney with one day in Chipping Norton
  • Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Contract Type: 2 year fixed term
  • Closing Date: 27 August 2019

About the role…

To provide comprehensive homelessness prevention advice to applicants with complex needs and young people with a range of housing related issues on behalf of Publica.  The Project Officer will work with applicants to find solutions to their housing difficulties and thereby prevent homelessness occurring.

The role will include implementing the provisions of the Councils Choice Based Lettings scheme and the Homelessness Reduction Act by working closely with the customer and a range of partner agencies to prevent homelessness occurring.

The Homeless Prevention (Complex Needs) Officer will be based from Witney with one day per week working from Chipping Norton.

You will need…

  • GCSEs (5 A-Cs or equivalent, including Maths and English)
  • Experience of providing advice, and influencing customers
  • Experience of working with vulnerable people/families
  • Experience of managing a project and related budget
  • Experience of work planning and meeting deadlines for self and for others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

We are also recruiting for a Project Coordinator Families First Officer, please click here for more information. If you wish to apply for one or both roles due to their similarity and discuss at interview as to which one suits you, please specify this in your covering letter. 

If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this position please contact Caroline Clissold (Housing Manager) on who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.


Join us and be part of something great.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as this vacancy may close early due to high volume of applications.

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above and specify which role you would like to be considered for to

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

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