Government & Defence

Housing Solutions Team Manager

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Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Housing Solutions Team Manager on a monthly rolling contract with a possibility of an extension.

Job Purpose:

To understand the challenges and complexities around homelessness today, the impact that homelessness has on families and single people and have a commitment to addressing housing issues and reducing homelessness.
To develop, update and implement clear and effective arrangements for the management of temporary accommodation and procurement of private rented property in order to ensure that the council meets its statutory obligations, provides a high-quality customer centered tenancy support for homeless households living in temporary accommodation.
To oversee the management of temporary accommodation, ensuring that void turnaround times are kept to an absolute minimum and that all homes are in a safe and habitable condition and meet all statutory requirements in respect of fire safety, amenities and health and safety.
Provide advice and assistance to landlords, lettings agents, or property owners, regarding the council’s private sector schemes including the rent deposit scheme.
Responsible for producing and regularly reviewing publicity material associated with the schemes.
To be responsible for increasing the number of properties through negotiations with landlords using incentives where required.
Ensuring targets met by procuring units of accommodation to be used by the Council for discharge of duty, (Assured Short-hold tenancies between landlords and tenants).Key corporate accountabilities:

To work with colleagues to achieve service plan objectives/targets.
To participate in one-to-one performance and development reviews/appraisals and contribute to the identification of your own and team development needs.
To actively promote the council’s Equal Opportunity Policy and Diversity Strategy and observe the standard of conduct which prevents discrimination taking place.
To ensure full compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 etc., the council’s Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed on safe methods of work.
To fully understand and be aware of the council’s commitment to the Section 17 duty of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 to prevent crime and disorder.

To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact us on (phone number removed)