Housing Options Manager

  • Job Reference: 6981950/001
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Dorset, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Interim Housing Options Manager required immediately

Location:                    Dorset

Length:                       3 months

Hours:                        37 per week (Mon- Fri)

Rate:                           £24.60 per hour via umbrella

Venn Group’s South West Social Housing team are recruiting for an accomplished Housing Options Manager to join our clients established team on a 3-month contract basis in the first instance.

Day to day Duties will include:

  • Ensure effective advice and information on a range of housing options is provided

  • Manage the Housing Options team

  • Act as managerial practitioner to provide support with complex decisions under the provisions of Homeless Reduction Act 2018

  • Advise on matters concerning related legislation such as landlord and tenant, family and welfare benefits

  • Chairing Housing Partnership panels on behalf of the organisation

  • Carry out reviews of decisions in accordance with the Homelessness Reduction Act 2018, in particular under Section 202

  • Provide regular input towards developing and reviewing temporary accommodation plan

  • Contribute towards reviewing the Housing Register and Allocations Policy and Housing Strategy, taking account of changes in legislation, guidance and good practice

  • Recommend draft policy changes and develop processes to implement them

    Essential Skills:

  • Experience working as a Housing Options Manager

  • Good knowledge of homeless and private sector legislation

  • Knowledge of MS Office

  • A current DBS/CRB within 12 months

  • Driver with their own vehicle

    To apply for this role or to find out about other Housing jobs, please contact Emily Rex or Riley Garnett on the South West Social Housing Recruitment team on0117 930 8760 or alternatively email erex@venngroup.com