3950 Housing Options Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/08/2020 23:59
£46,396 pa
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Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
2 Aug
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Council’s Housing Services for the role of Housing Options Manager.

The role of the Housing Options Manager is to work alongside the Senior Manager Housing Operations and the housing management team to deliver an effective and efficient Homelessness, Temporary Accommodation and Lettings Service.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a high-quality Housing Options Service with a team of 4 team leaders and 40 frontline officers and will have a proven track record in effective people management.

Applicants will need:

• Experience of delivering housing for vulnerable people and detailed knowledge of preventing homelessness.
• Up to date knowledge of Housing and Homelessness Legislation and ability to handle complex cases.
• Experience of managing a Housing Lettings Policy.

You will have relevant experience gained in a housing environment and have a track record of working with a range of housing providers, and other key stakeholders to ensure there is suitable accommodation for housing needs.

You will be skilled at motivating others, building relationships and be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills, with a proven ability in influencing and negotiating to deliver service improvement results.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

LG Grade 12 SCP 44 - £46,396 pa (this is a fixed point with no incremental progress)

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Paul Worth, Senior Housing Operations Manager email paul.worth@northtyneside.gov.uk.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.