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Housing Caseworker / Solicitor

Salary: £23,000 FTE (plus professional weighting for solicitors)
Contract base hours of work: 37.5 hours per week.
You will be required to cover shifts on a rota system during ‘late weeks’ between the hours of 8.45am and 8.15pm, Monday to Friday, and 8.45am to 12.45pm on Saturdays.

Location: Derby and DHA office locations, with travel to other locations in the Midlands Region

Closing Date: 28th March 2017 at 5.00pm

Closing Date: 28/03/2017

Are you looking for a role where you can contribute to the success of an ambitious and motivated East Midland based Charity, work with a highly experienced team and play your part in making a difference for people in need? If yes, we may have the opportunity you’re looking for!

DHA has become recognised as a well-established services delivery voluntary organisation in the area, delivering an array of valuable services for people facing social exclusion. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated individual to provide specialist housing advice across DHA’s offices and project locations across the Midlands Region. You should be a team player, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining a high standard of work.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills are essential, as is the ability to deal with people in difficult and pressurised situations. We are looking for a high achiever who has drive and ambition to progress in a forward thinking organisation.

You must have relevant experience of providing specialist housing advice and have knowledge of legislation, case law and social policy in the area of housing. A full training and induction programme will be provided.


If you have downloaded the application form, this should be emailed to hr@dhadvice.org or returned in an envelope marked confidential to Human Resources, Direct Help & Advice, Phoenix Street, Derby, DE1 2ER, to arrive no later than the closing date. CV’S WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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Housing Caseworker / Solicitor - Job Description (.doc file)
Housing Caseworker / Solicitor - Person Specification (.doc file)

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