Housing Solutions Team Manager

Thurrock, Essex
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW350525_1551891120
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-06
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-05
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Housing Solutions Team Manager to join their Housing Team within the Thurrock area.

To manage an efficient and effective service, in accordance with statutory requirements, guidance, council policies and procedures. To be responsible for performance management, recruitment and professional development of the team.

The responsibilities of a Housing Solutions Team Manager includes:

  • To carry out housing solutions and accommodation management functions setting clear service standards with excellent outcomes
  • To provide staff with regular structured 1-2-1 and team supervision, and monitor and improve levels of staff and team performance
  • To monitor staff sickness levels and take appropriate actions to ensure the service is maintained
  • To ensure that all homeless applications are assessed according to the legislation and dealt with in an efficient and timely manner
  • To take a range of often sensitive, confidential and complex decisions regarding the level of housing need of applicants
  • To produce and present detailed statistics, reports and other management information on homeless activity

Requirements of a Housing Solutions Team Manager:

  • 2 years recent experience of assessing homelessness and management
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Ability to analyse complex re-housing cases and decide on the course of action to be taken
  • A minimum of 2 'A' levels or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Law

Salary: Up to £26.50 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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