Domestic Abuse Housing Officer

at  Akton Recruitment

London, England, United Kingdom - 00000

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Immediate27 Oct, 2022Not Specified28 Jul, 2022N/AGood communication skillsNoNo
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Domestic Abuse Housing Officer
Job Purpose:
The key purpose of the Domestic Abuse Housing Officer role is to provide a specialist service to survivors of domestic abuse seeking housing assistance and to manage the Sanctuary Scheme which helps survivors of domestic abuse to remain in their homes. The role also offers housing assistance in the community, such as in refuges and Community Hubs in Brent.

The postholder works strategically with a range of partner organisations to promote the domestic abuse agenda and the Sanctuary Scheme. The postholder will be responsible for maintaining strategic relationships with other Council services, as well as external partners. The role will seek to empower survivors of domestic abuse to support them with finding a solution to their housing crises, and particularly:

  • Engaging individuals in the borough experiencing a housing crisis and managing their expectations in relation to the private rented property market in order to make the decision for themselves.
  • Linking those individuals with, and advocating for, the right assistance in existing services to address their holistic needs.
  • To avoid a placement in Temporary Accommodation by receiving timely assistance in relation to their housing crisis.

Responsibilities:

  • Engaging individuals in the borough experiencing a housing crisis and managing their expectations in relation to the private rented property market in order to make the decision for themselves.
  • Linking those individuals with, and advocating for, the right assistance in existing services to address their holistic needs.
  • To avoid a placement in Temporary Accommodation by receiving timely assistance in relation to their housing crisis


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