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Housing Options Group Manager

  • Location
    Bromley , Kent
  • Salary
    28 £ - 33 £ / Hour
  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Homelessness
  • External Reference

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Housing Options Group Manager to join one of our most improved Local Government clients in a temporary role for the next six months.

Based in South-East London, this role is full time (36 hours per week) and the client is keen to recruit a candidate with knowledge of/experience in:

* Leading and managing an effective housing advice and homelessness service which manages the council's statutory duties to all households presenting as homeless or threatened with homelessness in accordance with the relevant legislation and best practice guidance.

* Managing the discharge of the council's homelessness duties by developing and improving a comprehensive range of homeless prevention and housing option schemes to effectively prevent and relieve homelessness.

* Ensuring the housing need of individuals are assessed and met by providing professional knowledge & expertise.

* Supporting the Head of Housing Options & Support on the development of strategy, policy and future direction of the housing service, leading on all areas relating to homelessness and housing advice/prevention.

* Liaising, negotiating and working in partnership with a range of partners and services to improve service delivery and meet housing need.

* Acting as the designated lead officer on all aspects of fraudulent behaviour in relation to Council's obligations under Housing Acts, working closely with Greenwich Fraud Team, National Fraud Initiative and attending quarterly meetings with the Social Housing Fraud Initiative.

Only applicants who feel they meet the above criteria and are available to start on short notice (2 week's maximum) need apply for this post. Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Robin Turner

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