Head of Homelessness Prevention & Assessment

  • £550 - 600 per day + Inside IR35
  • Hammersmith & Fulham, Greater London, England
  • Contract

My client in Central London is looking to appoint a talented Head of Homelessness Prevention & Assessment on a Contract basis.

The role will have overall strategic responsibility to deliver high quality housing advice and assessments, homelessness and prevention, rough sleeping, etc.

About the role:

Based in Central London (Hybrid):

  • Lead a comprehensive prevention, assessment and advice service for all applicants in housing need, ensuring appropriate accommodation is identified together with any relevant support.
  • Comply with the Council’s policies, statutory and legislative duties, and current case law.
  • Provide strategic and operational direction for the support of vulnerable clients engaging with the corporate partners and other council departments to deliver an effective service.
  • Be responsible for overall budget management for the services using business intelligence, benchmarking data to deliver services which are value for money and completing monthly budget returns and forecasts for the service.

About you:

You will have the following skillsets or experiences:

  • Extensive experience delivering a Homelessness Prevention & Assessment service.
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and to deliver transformation and service improvement projects.
  • Resident focus on delivering excellent Homelessness Prevention & Assessment services face to face, telephone, email, and written correspondence.
  • Experience of working with senior management team, councilors, executive directors, external stakeholders, and partnership organisations

What’s on offer:

  • Salary: £600+ per day inside IR35

*negotiable based on experience

*please submit your CV with the rate you require

  • Overtime: no options available
  • Contract type: Contract – 3-6 month minimum.
  • Hours: 09:00ach -17:00 Monday to Friday

How to apply 

  • Once your CV is received, if you are successful you will be contacted.
  • Due to the extremely high number of applications, it may not be possible to contact every applicant. As such, if you are not contacted please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals


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, ask them to email their CV to John Shorrock on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply.


John Shorrock Lead Consultant

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