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Domestic Abuse Housing Officer

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/22/199288
  • Published: Wed 08/06/2022, 18:13 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,353 - £40,566 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent
Salary range: £37,353 - £40,566 p.a. inc. 
Contract: 1 x Permanent and 1x Secondment/Fixed term  - 1 year
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
 
Do you want to make a real difference to those rebuilding their lives as a result of Domestic Abuse with their housing and other support?    
 
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
 
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
 
The Post
 
As Domestic Abuse Housing Officer, you’ll be using your skills and expertise to deliver intensive, specialist support to homeless clients who are victims of domestic abuse. You will ensure better support and coordination between different areas within and outside the council providing domestic abuse services.
 
You will also be responsible for representing homelessness services at domestic abuse meetings internally and externally, such as MARAC.
 
The Person

The successful applicant will be compassionate, committed and collaborative with the enthusiasm and drive to transform the way local government and public services work. You will need comprehensive understanding of the law relating to domestic abuse and experience of working and supporting key systems in Housing services.

You will also have excellent knowledge of housing legislation, a strong understanding of domestic abuse services and experience of providing service users with support.

You will have great analytical skills and experience of stakeholder engagement with excellent organisational and I.T skills.

Closing date: 26 June 2022 (23:00)
 
Additional Information 
 
This position is only open to redeployees currently working in Brent Council. External candidates are not permitted to apply for internal only roles. Forwarding ‘internal only’ roles to external candidates may lead to disciplinary action being taken.
 
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
 
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
 
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk 
 
 
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/22/199288
  • Published: Wed 08/06/2022, 18:13 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,353 - £40,566 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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