Rough Sleeping Lead

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £22.74 - £25.00 / Hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
  • Category:
    Social Housing
  • Deadline:
    October 24, 2019

London Borough of Redbridge Council are currently working alongside Spencer Clarke Group to recruit a Rough Sleeping Lead.

The role is Full Time and operates on a 3+Month ongoing contract. We are looking to get people started as soon as possible.

The hourly rate is £22.74 to £25.00. Negotiable dependent upon experience and we are hoping to get someone started as soon as possible.

Working hours – 36 hours per week.

MAIN PURPOSE

1.  To act as a lead officer in co-ordinating multi-agency efforts to support rough sleepers in the borough.

2.  To ensure rough sleepers are provided with an effective, professional homelessness prevention service including the assessment and intervention required to provide prevention and relief duties in line with the Councils’ statutory duties under Housing Act 1996 Part 7 and relevant case law.

3.  You  will be responsible for the recording of high quality, key data on homelessness for submission to the Department for Communities and Local Government ensuring key trends on homelessness, the causes and solutions are available for analysis locally and to the Government to measure the impact of homelessness nationally.

4.  You will be required to have comprehensive knowledge of all housing advice and homelessness legislation. Knowledge of the Housing Act 1996, the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, the Children Act and the Care Act will also be required, along with specialist knowledge of the Welfare Reform Act.

 

Essentials

  • You must have experience of carrying out interviews, investigations and negotiations and have a good knowledge of relevant Lettings Homelessness and Housing Act legislation 
  • You will be self-motivated and able to work under pressure with the ability to gather information and interpret complex issues. E.g legislation and Case Law quickly, to think creatively about problems and identify solutions  

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If you are interested in this role or would like to know more information, please contact Khalsa at Spencer Clarke Group

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