Application Officer (Housing)

Application Officer
  • £19 - 24 per hour
  • London Bridge, Greater London, England
  • Contract

Applications Officer (Housing) **

We are working in partnership with a Local authority based in the London Bridge area who are seeking an Housing Applications Officer.

*** Must have experience using Northgate ***

Rate of Pay: £19 - £24 per hour. (negotiable on experience)

Contract: 3-6 month agency contract.

Hours: 36 Hours.

Location: London Bridge, SE1.

*** Successful candidate needs to have experience with Northgate, is advantageous, assessing need against a scheme or policy ***

About the Role:

  • Process applications for service users wishing to join the Homesearch bidding scheme.
  • Verifying all documentation and determining if a client qualifies to join the biding scheme.
  • Provide advice and guidance to service users and stakeholders on the Homesearch bidding scheme and alternative housing options.
  • Process all applications requests in line with the allocations policy and relevant legislations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Register and assess housing applicants on the Housing Registrations database, to make a final decision on their eligibility to join or remain on the Housing List in accordance with Council policy, procedures and housing legislation.
  • Provided detailed advice to service users and external agencies regarding priority for housing as outlined in the Council’s allocations scheme and relevant to their circumstances.
  • Provide information and support, including training to internal departments on the Council’s housing registration policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development of fraud prevention measures.
  • Make referrals to relevant departments other Local Authority, Housing Associations and agencies.


  • Northgate.
  • Housing legislation.
  • Homelessness Duties.
  • Local authority.

*We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity*

To apply for this role please email & call Dane on 01772 954 200.


Dane Matthews Senior Consultant

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