Housing Options Team Leader

Employer
Erewash Borough Council
Location
Derbyshire
Salary
£32,234 to £35,745 per year
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Homelessness, Housing / neighbourhood management, Tenant services
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority
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If you are committed to preventing homelessness and providing a customer-focused service then this is a great opportunity to lead, motivate and coach an able team that’s determined to do just this.

The role is an opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career in managing a housing options service. The right candidate will have the confidence to manage and develop both the team and the service using their detailed knowledge of housing and homelessness law as well as their ability to inspire people. In addition, they will also want to build on their experience of working in partnership to create, evolve and improve services.

You will take a leading role in delivering Erewash’s Homelessness Strategy, influencing and working with partners to meet its objectives within the Homelessness Forum and across countywide strategic partnerships. Your ability to influence and lead others to make change will be tested but you will be supported in succeeding in this challenging area.  

In return, we offer a competitive salary, flexitime working, access to a contributory local government pension scheme and free parking.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please call Steven Shanahan on 07712 690928. No recruitment companies or advertisers, please. This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 5th November 2021 and interviews will take place on Monday, 22nd November 2021.

To apply please visit https://jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk/housing-resouces-housing-options-team-leader/27840.job

Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: jobs@erewash.gov.uk

The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.

The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview.  Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.

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