Housing Medical Advisor

Basic Overview
Salary: £330/day
Job Type: Full Time / Temporary
Minimum Salary: 330.00
Maximum Salary: 330.00
Job Location: South East London, London
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A role of Housing Medical Advisor has come up with Lewisham council for a duration of 6 months ongoing assignment.

Pay rate is £313 per day.

Please find the job description attached.

Location – Laurence House, Catford, London, SE6 4RU.

Main Purpose of the job:

To lead on the development, implementation and management of the housing and health advisory service (Medical Service) to the council and its housing partners.

Responsibilities and Personal Duties:

To provide expert advice on claims of vulnerability for Homelessness Applications under Part V11 of the Housing Act (1996) Section 189 (c) as amended by Homelessness Act (2002)
Provide an experienced and expert resource to the council and its partners on housing issues related to health needs in accordance with Lewisham Allocation Policy and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System of Housing Act (2004)
Assess, Make decisions and Award priority on waiting list applications under Part V1 of the Housing Act (1996), Section 167 (2)(e) including any decisions relating to banding awarded by Registered Providers.
Provide expert advice on medical issues in Review/ Judicial Review proceedings relating to vulnerability or suitability issues
Interview customers and carry out home visits, where necessary to obtain and verify information for the purposes of conducting a medical assessment
Advise on vulnerability of persons requiring temporary housing on medical grounds in accordance with Section 188 of Housing Act (1996)
Attend interviews with the Housing Ombudsman, Independent Adjudicator or Legal Department and respond to queries regarding specific cases, policies and procedures
Respond to complaints and enquiries by the Complaints and the Rehousing teams
Provide witness statements, attend court and give evidence in Judicial Review cases or with the councils Legal Department, where the case is medically related.If interested you can reach me at (url removed).

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