Housing Adviser #0060

Project: Hastings Advice Centre

Location: Hastings

Reference Number: 0060

Hours per Week: 22.5 or 30 hpw

Salary: £24,502 pa to £29,349 pa pro rata

Job Description

Housing Adviser – Part time

Permanent Contract

Salary: £24,502 to £29,349 (pro rata) per annum dependant on experience

22.5 or 30 hours per week

Based in Hastings

5.5% employer pension contribution (reviewed annually)

Annual leave entitlement starts at 25 working days (pro rata)

BHT is seeking a housing adviser to provide specialist level advice in relation to homelessness, possession proceedings, disrepair and other housing matters.  The post will be required to provide advice under the Legal Aid Agency Legal Help Scheme, so a good working knowledge of the Scheme would be an advantage.

The posts will be required to participate in the Housing Possession Court Duty Desk Scheme which is currently provided at the Lewes, Brighton and Hastings County Courts.

 Whilst the preferred candidates will have extensive experience providing specialist housing law advice consideration would be given to the right candidates who are able to evidence that they have the skills and ability to learn quickly.

The post will be based primarily in the Hastings office but may be required to work across all 3 advice offices.


Closing date

Closing Date: Monday 20 June 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: Monday 27 June 2022

Application Pack

Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification

Application form Criminal offences declaration formRecruitment monitoring form

How to apply

  1. Download and complete all the forms in the application pack.
  2. Attach all the completed documents to an email. The title of the email should read: (Your name): BHT job reference – (job reference number).
  3. Send your application to jobs@bht.org.uk
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