Team: Housing Solutions
Salary: £32,472 - £35,430 per annum pro rata
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 16th September 2018
Interview Date: 2nd October 2018
More about the role: Housing Options Team Leader
In Housing Solutions, we do all we can to ensure that people have homes. We want to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to work and live – and that means tackling homelessness. As a Team Leader within the housing service you will supporting customers and housing officers. Find your greatness as you help people keep or find a home.
We are looking for an experienced team leader who wants to work in a person-centred service. As part of our Housing Solutions team, you will change many lives for the better by working with individuals, and our partners, to prevent homelessness, or to find solutions to relieve a customer’s homelessness. The role requires a working knowledge of housing options legislation and practice, and the ability to interpret legislation into understandable guidelines. However, with the recent introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act we need someone who can contribute to innovative and creative policies, strategies and processes.
We are looking for someone who has a degree or an equivalent qualification or experience in leading a person-centred service. Do you have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop team members? Perhaps you’ve worked in a relevant role in Housing, Social Work, Occupational Health or within a local authority? Whatever your background, you’ll be used to dealing with complex customer situations that require sound assessment skills, teamwork, sensitivity and effective communication.
Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Charlotte Gurney at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0300 300 5345
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx