City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Housing Options Team Leader

Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
PO2/PO3: £30,785 - £36,379 pa
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
24 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Department of Place
Housing Options Service

Housing Options Team Leader
 

PO2/PO3:  £30,785 - £36,379 pa 
1 x 37 hours per week
Established
Based at Argus Chambers, Britannia House

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

The Housing Options service is responsible for discharging Bradford Council's statutory duties towards customers in housing need. 

The Housing Options Team Leader is essential to managing and guiding front-line officers and offering expert housing and homelessness advice. The Team Leader is also responsible for monitoring the provision of housing related support which is crucial in targeting vulnerable customers, preventing homelessness and achieving sustainable long term outcomes. 

You will have experience in in managing a housing advice team effectively and efficiently to ensure that duties owed to clients under Part VII Housing Act 1996 (as amended by the Homelessness Act 2002) are discharged fully, promptly and effectively.

We are looking for applicants with experience in the development of homelessness prevention projects to achieve a reduction in overall homelessness levels and use of Temporary Accommodation in the Bradford District.

For further information regarding this post please contact Dimitris Tolios on 01274436635 or email dimitris.tolios@bradford.gov.uk 

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

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Closing date: 4th December 2017