Housing Needs Team Leader

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Up to £33,247 per annum
19 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Rother District Council

Housing Needs Team Leader
Housing and Communities Service
Full Time - 37 Hours per week, Permanent Contract 
Up to £33,247 per annum
Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional who wishes to lead the development and continuous improvement of Housing Needs provision within the Rother District. The successful candidate will support the Housing  Needs Manager  to manage the operational activity of the  Housing Needs team while it continues to adapt and evolve in response to the new Homelessness Reduction Act.  

You will have significant experience of working in housing or a housing related field, and in-depth knowledge of the current housing legislation and relevant case law. You will also be quick
to build rapport with a diverse range of stakeholders and partners; possess strong communication skills and the ability to use initiative and ingenuity in handling more complex and serious housing issues for residents to prevent homelessness.

The ideal candidate will be resilient and flexible; have excellent organisational skills; be confident in analysing complex information to form user-friendly briefings and reports, with the capability to evaluate performance and present findings to a number of key officers within the Council on a regular basis. They will also have experience of setting and achieving high standards for themselves and their team.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Joe Powell– Head of Service: Housing and Communities  or Martin Bolton - Housing Needs Manager on telephone: (01424) 787530/7594 or via email:  Joe.Powell@rother.gov.uk or Martin.Bolton@rother.gov.uk  

The job description and application form are available to download from our website www.rother.gov.uk

Should you have any problems accessing our website, please contact the Corporate and Human Resources Service on telephone: (01424) 787704 or email recruitment@rother.gov.uk

Any applications returned electronically should be sent to: recruitment@rother.gov.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday on: Friday 9th November 2018
Interview dates to be confirmed

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors


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