Salary range: £31,548 - £33,291 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre
To provide support and assistance to accepted homeless households residing in temporary accommodation.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
You will provide effective advise regarding temporary accommodation related issues, including move on options into more settled housing, tenancy audits and resolving customer complaints.
You will have excellent knowledge of homelessness procedure and experience of working in a demanding housing environment. Excellent communication and organisational skills are vital to the role.
We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking and focused individual who takes pride in delivering an excellent service. You will be able to work proactively , be highly motivated and ready for a new challenge.
Closing Date: Wednesday 17th June 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date : TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Basic’ DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.