Housing Solutions Team Manager - KT1

Housing Solutions TM
  • £23 - 27 per hour
  • Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England
  • Contract

Housing Solutions Team Manager ~

We are working in partnership with a Local authority based in the Kingston area who are seeking a Team Manager to work within their Housing Solutions / Homelessness Services.

*** You will play a key role in shaping and managing the provision of the Council’s Housing Solutions Service and Housing Support service ensuring it fulfils its contractual and legal obligations. ***

Contract - 3-6 months with a view to extended into a permanent position.

Full Time Hours – 36 Hours per week.

Location – KT1. (Hybrid - office 2 days per week as a minimum)

Rate of Pay - £23+ per hour – Negotiable depending on experience.

Responsibilities:

The role reports directly to the Housing Solutions & Support Lead and is directly responsible for a Team of Housing Solutions Officers / and or Move on Officers

Main Duties:

  • Strategically manage, develop, organise, and coordinate a team of officers providing a full casework service for customers in housing need, preventing homelessness wherever possible, and carrying out timely and robust homelessness assessments where necessary ensuring that that the service meets all legislative requirements.
  • Act as one of the service’s lead managers on special projects relating to homelessness prevention and advice and/or the assessment and application of the Council’s duties under homelessness legislation and move-on from temporary accommodation.
  • Developing and improving the service and our relationship with residents, assessing our service delivery from the customers perspective, and identifying improvement areas, particularly focused on reducing the spend on temporary accommodation.

Experience/Knowledge Needed:

  • Local Authority / Public Sector.
  • Detailed knowledge of local authority legal obligations under the Housing Act 1996, Part VII, Homelessness Act 2002 the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.

*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*

To apply for this role please email dm@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk & call Dane on 01772 954 200.

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Dane Matthews Senior Consultant

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