Housing Options Team Leader

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£29,055 - £32,223 per annum
Posted
24 Apr 2018
Closes
07 May 2018
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

We are looking for someone with at least two years housing experience and excellent communication skills, along with the ability to shape and develop a busy team for the challenges ahead. The role is responsible for the management of four Housing Advisors who deliver our front line homelessness service and two registration assistants who are responsible for administering our housing register.
 
The successful candidate will require a flexible working approach, with particular focus on the new Homelessness Reduction Act and our new allocations policy which has recently been approved by Cabinet.  You will need to have previous experience of staff management and working in a high performing culture.  Working knowledge of housing legislation and experience of housing advice and homelessness is essential. You will need to be able to cover our out of hours homelessness services as necessary, hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

Strategic Housing focuses on the delivery of high quality service and the successful candidate should be confident in identifying and implementing service improvements, reviewing policies and procedures to ensure we deliver an outcome focused customer service. 

If you would like more information about this opportunity please contact David Scruton, Strategic Housing Team Manager on 01530 454612 or by email to david.scruton@nwleicestershire.gov.uk  Previous applicants need not reapply.

Applications must be made on the standard application form. CVs and other information will not be accepted.

Disabled applications who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview. 
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Closing Date: Monday 7th May 2018

For further information or to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

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