Housing Options Team Leader

Please note earlier applications need not re-apply

Department: Place
Team: Housing Options
Hours: 37
Grade: G - (scp 23 £26,999 - 27 £30,507)
Contract Type:  2 year FTC 
Location: Bolton Town Hall
Essential Requirements: Driving licence required.

The Role

To directly supervise Housing Options team covering all aspects of delivery and development of a high quality Housing Options & Advice Service to customers seeking assistance including homelessness  prevention and vulnerable households requiring homelessness assistance, working together with other Team leaders to co-ordinate, supervise & deal directly with all aspects of the Housing Options and Homes for Bolton service.

Bolton Community Homes partner employee applications are welcomed on a secondment basis. Please specify on application submission. Discuss with your manager and contact BCH / Bolton Council for further details.
Initial 2 year fixed term.

Earlier applicants need not reapply.



About You
 
You will have good knowledge and understanding of matters relating to housing need being able to support an holistic approach to housing options and homelessness prevention with the wider team and partner landlords. ü  You will have good capacity for assimilating technical expertise and to make decisions on complex circumstances and often challenging cases. ü  You will have excellent communication skills to: support the necessary networking and negotiation; to supervise, motivate and manage staff; be an excellent team player whilst being able to work on own initiative. You will be competent managing / using complex ICT systems.

About Us

This position offers great variety and opportunity for experience in managing a team through a period of change implementing a revised processes to manage requirements of the Homelessness Reduction Act. Working alongside other team leaders including CBL, Rough Sleeping and Housing Options Principal Officer, this provides a great development opportunity to work within a team committed to providing an excellent housing options service.  The role provides very tangible work satisfaction opportunities  working for an organisation very focussed on improving lives whilst addressing vulnerability and need.      

For more information please see the Work with Us page on greater.jobs

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post. - TBC. This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.   This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.


BN DBS.pdf
BN Privacy Notice.docx
BN Right to Work.docx
JDPS.docx

Location
Bolton Town Hall
 
Please note earlier applications need not re-apply

Department: Place
Team: Housing Options
Hours: 37
Grade: G - (scp 23 £26,999 - 27 £30,507)
Contract Type:  2 year FTC 
Location: Bolton Town Hall
Essential Requirements: Driving licence required.

The Role

To directly supervise Housing Options team covering all aspects of delivery and development of a high quality Housing Options & Advice Service to customers seeking assistance including homelessness  prevention and vulnerable households requiring homelessness assistance, working together with other Team leaders to co-ordinate, supervise & deal directly with all aspects of the Housing Options and Homes for Bolton service.

Bolton Community Homes partner employee applications are welcomed on a secondment basis. Please specify on application submission. Discuss with your manager and contact BCH / Bolton Council for further details.
Initial 2 year fixed term.

Earlier applicants need not reapply.



About You
 
You will have good knowledge and understanding of matters relating to housing need being able to support an holistic approach to housing options and homelessness prevention with the wider team and partner landlords. ü  You will have good capacity for assimilating technical expertise and to make decisions on complex circumstances and often challenging cases. ü  You will have excellent communication skills to: support the necessary networking and negotiation; to supervise, motivate and manage staff; be an excellent team player whilst being able to work on own initiative. You will be competent managing / using complex ICT systems.

About Us

This position offers great variety and opportunity for experience in managing a team through a period of change implementing a revised processes to manage requirements of the Homelessness Reduction Act. Working alongside other team leaders including CBL, Rough Sleeping and Housing Options Principal Officer, this provides a great development opportunity to work within a team committed to providing an excellent housing options service.  The role provides very tangible work satisfaction opportunities  working for an organisation very focussed on improving lives whilst addressing vulnerability and need.      

For more information please see the Work with Us page on greater.jobs

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post. - TBC. This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.   This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.


BN DBS.pdf
BN Privacy Notice.docx
BN Right to Work.docx
JDPS.docx