Housing Adviser Profile
This Section of the site details information that you might find useful if you are looking to secure employment or require further details regarding working as a Housing Adviser. This page details the following Information:-
- Finding Suitable Work as a Housing Adviser
- Working Duties Expected
- Hours and Environment
- Working Skills Required
- Training Requirements
- Salary Expectations
- Trade Information
- Other useful Housing Adviser Work Information
Finding Suitable Work
This website features a volume of Job vacancies advertised on behalf of a number of different employers and specialist recruiters that post vacancies on a regular basis so you can start your search for work right here:-
We feature many Housing Advisers Jobs live online at this site and these posts are updated daily. Please book mark this page and return here on a regular basis or register with our site for Jobs by email so that you don't miss out on the latest work opportunities.
Working Duties Expected
Housing advisers offer impartial advice and support to people who have housing difficulties. These may include:
• Mortgage or rent arrears.
• Disputes with landlords or neighbours.
• Repairs required.
• Special housing needs related to disability, family size, etc.
Housing advisers are employed in several settings. They may work in general advice centres, specialist housing advice centres, or in hostels for groups with special housing needs. A few work as part of local authority housing departments.
The setting in which an adviser works and that organisation's client group affect the scope of the work. Typical activities are likely to include:
• Interpreting and explaining written information, eg mortgage documents or letters from landlords to clients.
• Liaising with other organisations, eg local authority housing departments, housing associations, social workers.
• Mediating in disputes between the client and landlord or bank.
• Referring clients to other support, eg solicitors, social workers, the benefits agency, or a women's refuge.
• Acting as advocate for the client with landlords or local authority housing departments.
• Keeping up to date with current housing legislation, and policy.
Where can I find further information?
Further information can be found by visiting any of the following bodies and organisations the addresses and their respective websites are:
Crisis - 66 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT - Tel: 0870 011 3335
Shelter - 88 Old Street, London EC1V 9HU - Tel: 020 7505 2000 - www.shelter.org.uk.
Other Useful Housing Adviser Work Information
We have a section available at this site on Housing Advisers job interview tips that you may find of interest should you wish to brush up your skills in this area and we also have number of career articles that may also be of use to you from within our guides and documents section.
Locations where we feature Jobs include:-
Aberdeen, Berkshire, Aberdeen, Bath, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cambridgeshire, Cardiff, Central London, Cheltenham, Cornwall, Coventry, Derby, Devon, Docklands, Dorset, Dundee, Durham, East Midlands, East Sussex, Edinburgh, Essex, Glasgow, Gloucester, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leeds, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Midlands and in various parts of the West Midlands
Details of other Housing Advisers Jobs can also be found in other UK wide areas including:-
Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Norfolk, North London, North Midlands, Northampton, Northamptonshire, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Norwich, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Plymouth, Salisbury, Scotland, Sheffield, Shropshire, Somerset, South East, South London, South Midlands, Southampton, Staffordshire Surrey, Swansea, Swindon, Telford, Wales, Warwickshire, West End, West London, West Midlands, Worcestershire, York and throughout Yorkshire.
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