Job | Homelessness Prevention and Advice Team Leader | Badenoch + Clark
Posted 11 September 2019
Location
Sutton
Salary
£27 - £28
Contract Type
Temporary
Category
Housing, Support & Technical

Badenoch & Clark are looking for an experienced Homelessness Prevention and Advice Team Leader to take this lead role within a South London based Local Authority, co-managing the homeless team during a period of restructure for the organisation. This a full time, on-going temporary role for 35 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a high quality, customer focused housing options and advice service to those in need and being threatened with homelessness, focusing on promoting and advising on housing options and homeless prevention.

You will be responsible for supervising and advising a team of 5-8 Housing Options Officers to ensure all cases are dealt with according to the correct law and procedures. As a result, my client is looking for a member of staff who is very operational and "hands-on" and possesses outstanding homelessness legislation and legal knowledge.

Excellent technical knowledge (around security of tenure, rights of occupations, court defence claims etc) and a sound understanding of landlord and tenant law as well as defence claims would be highly useful. Homelessness (S184) knowledge would be very helpful as our client needs someone who can turn their hand to the more advice side of the role (landlord/tenant relations etc)

If you have current or previous line management experience within housing options and homelessness, and are available to start by the end of September 2019, please send your CV now for consideration. A car driver is not required for this position. Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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