Emergency Accommodation Placement Assistant

Bexleyheath, London (Greater)
£24,462 - £25,809 per annum
09 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full time

A new opportunity has arisen to join our Temporary Accommodation Team alongside two existing Emergency Placement Assistants.  You will report to the Housing Assessment and Temporary Accommodation Team Leader. You will be responsible for the admission of households into or transfers from temporary accommodation and arranging the storage of an applicant’s goods where appropriate.  You will also be responsible for assessing the client’s needs and make decisions about what properties are required.

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • 23 days Annual Leave (rising to 27 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access   to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

About us:

Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.

Your Application:

  • Closing Date for your application: 10 September 2019
  • CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.  

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.