Housing Needs Lead

Salary:£43821-£45594 Grade 41

Closing Date:20/10/2017

This is a 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Full time, 37 hours a week

For this role

You will be based in the office in Newton Abbot but working across Teignbridge, with the occasional requirement to attend some evening meetings.

What you'll be doing

You will lead the management of the Council’s Housing Needs Function to ensure the Council provides excellent services to those in housing need within Teignbridge.

You will also develop the service, using a range of innovative housing options whilst working collaboratively with other agencies across the public, voluntary and private sector and utilising resources.

You will need to ensure high standards of performance in the service, manage and develop budgets and finances and develop and deliver the Councils homelessness strategy in collaboration with other agencies.

Who we're looking for

  • senior member of a relevant professional organisation and a degree level qualification or equivalent in Housing or other social welfare discipline.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • extensive experience at senior management level within Housing
  • substantial knowledge of homelessness, housing legislation, safeguarding and finance in relation to temporary accommodation and supported housing
  • experience of developing and managing formal partnership agreements including complex contract management
  • ability to develop persuasive, evidence based business cases

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.

Closing date

20 October 2017

Interview date

6 November 2017

For an informal discussion please contact Amanda Pujol 01626 215301

Job Description and Person Specification 



When this content has been updated

Last updated 11 October 2017