Head of Homelessness

Posted 18 November 2021
Job type Contract
ReferenceHead of Homelessness
Contact NameKhalsa Singh

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Croydon Council to provide them a with a Head of Homelessness join their team on a Fixed Term Contract.

Salary - £82,703 - £87,968 – if you require a daily rate on an interim basis, please state on your CV

Contract Type: Full time, 12+month ongoing

Job Purpose:

As a member of the extended management team, the Head of Homelessness and Assessments  will work collaboratively across their department and with other Heads of Service and directors to ensure the effective and efficient development and delivery of council services that support departmental and council objectives.

As required, the postholder will participate in corporate management activities that cross over service or departmental boundaries.

The Head of Homelessness and Assessments will undertake the role of being thestrategic lead in the service area including associated policies and procedures.

Reports to: Director of Housing – Resident Engagement and Allocations

Responsible for: To be the professional lead for all aspects of homelessness, assessments and placements, which includes:

  • Homelessness
  • Triage
  • Assessments
  • Relief team
  • Prevention duty service
  • Discretionary support (DHP)
  • Single Homeless Service
  • Rough Sleeping Initiative (MHCLG )
  • Reviews
  • HEAT (placements)
  • NRPF in relation to Housing
  • Emergency Accommodation
  • Temporary Accomodation
  • Move On

If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Khalsa Singh @ Spencer Clarke group – ks@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk


Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Market leading referrals of up to £500
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers