Assistant Housing Options Manager (Strategy)

Location
Epping, Essex
Salary
£31,601 to £34,538 per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
01 Mar 2018
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Temporary Contract to 31 March 2021 (Full Time) with the possibility of an extension

Grade 8 – Salary: £31,601 to £34,538 per annum (rising to £35,444 per annum after 5 years continuous service) plus £840 Inner Fringe Allowance per annum.

The Council is seeking to appoint a full-time Assistant Housing Options Manager (Strategy) on a temporary contract to 31 March 2021 with the possibility of an extension.     

This is an interesting role working in a well-established and committed team. The role includes, but is not restricted to:

Providing strategic support in all aspects of the work relating to the homelessness function within the Housing Options Section, ensuring that the Council meets with all of its statutory responsibilities under the Homelessness Legislation. In addition, the post will be responsible for reviewing the Council’s Homelessness Strategy, monitoring its associated Action Plan and co-ordinating the review of the Council’s Housing Allocations Scheme and Tenancy Policy. Responsibility for leading on a number of Schemes with which the Council has partnership arrangements forms part of the role.  There are no line-management responsibilities connected to the Post.

The ability to write Strategies, Policies, and comprehensive review decision letters that meet with the requirements of the Homelessness Legislation is essential.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent, or be a Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing or hold the HNC/ONC in Housing or equivalent

The Council operates a flexi-time and flexi-leave scheme for staff. In addition, there is an opportunity for some home-working.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please contact the Housing Options Manager Russell Wallace on 01992 564303.

Please visit our website to apply online and view all our current vacancies at: www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/jobs (No CVs please)

Closing date: 1st March 2018.

The Council is committed to working towards equality, safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and eradicating fraud. It expects our employees to share the same commitment.

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