London, Greater London
£21.05 p/h (plus holiday pay)
Temporary, 10 Months Temp, Full-time
Job description

Our client, one of London's leading Universities, is currently looking to recruit a temporary Specialist Housing Adviser, to provide specialist housing advice to students attending the university. This post is offered as a temporary, full time assignment for 10months.

As their Specialist Housing Adviser, you will provide expert advice and support to their diverse community. At any stage of their university career, students may experience a variety of complex housing issues for which they need practical support and legal advice, to ensure housing issues do not become a barrier to their success at the university. You will work closely with Local Authorities and the Private Rented Sector to ensure students are appropriately housed, when student accommodation is not an appropriate option for them.

To be considered, you will have a deep understanding of private sector housing rights, access to welfare benefits and homelessness options. You will have previous experience of working with clients within an advice setting. Previous experience on working in a Higher Education setting would be advantageous, however they will consider housing advice specialist who have working in the community or private sector and hold relevant knowledge in the key areas of practical legal advice. This is an ideal opportunity for a housing specialist based in the charity sector to experience an advice and advocacy role in a Higher Education setting of one of the UK's leading universities.

To be considered, you must be available to start immediately or with a maximum of 1 week notice.

If you are interested in finding out more information about this new opportunity, please register your interest and submit your CV by clicking 'apply now' below.

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Posted on: 26 November 2021
Closed date: 06 December 2021
Job ref: HQ00179905
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development