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Head Of Homelessness

Apply2020-05-19 22:54:112021-04-04Eden Brown Synergy

Head Of Homelessness

Date posted: May 19, 2020
£300.00 - £400.00 per day
London, England
Job description

My client is currently looking for an interim Head of Homelessness to join their team on a temporary basis in West London at the rate between £300 - £400 day rate (umbrella). This is from June 2020 - Until December 2020 with the possibility of extension.

With your experience you manage and lead the homelessness and services, providing strategic leadership to meet the statutory requirements of the new Homelessness Reduction Act and other housing legislation. To transform front line services to meet enhanced duties and develop strategic and operational partnerships with key stakeholders in the public and third sectors. To lead the Council in reducing expenditure on temporary accommodation through the effective management of front-line
demand, integration of front-line assessment services and promotion of sustainable housing

Some duties include;

  • Providing leadership to the multi-disciplinary teams that deliver homelessness advice, prevention, relief and temporary; delivering high quality customer focused services.
  • Being responsible for the transformation of front-line housing services to meet the new housing duties outlined in the Homelessness Reduction Act and other Housing legislation and statutory instruments.
  • Putting in place performance measures to review periodically the impact of new duties on clients, and services, analyse trends and plan for sustainable service delivery at the highest standard; and ensure that housing assessments are conducted in line with the legislation and are in compliance with Council Policy and all internal and external standards.
  • Providing strategic direction to the planning and implementation of new service delivery within a complex and high-risk service area comprising front line reception and triage assessment services, homeless prevention and relief services and private sector procurement service.
  • Leading on Rough Sleeping strategies and pathways to ensure statutory obligations are discharged.
  • Leading all aspects of single homelessness work
  • Providing direction and management to Homelessness Teams, to plan, develop and deliver our statutory duties in line with Council Policy and priorities to reduce net expenditure on Temporary Accommodation through effective management of front-line demand, tailored personalised options and streamlined assessment process. This includes planning and preparing for transformational changes to service delivery.

Should your skills match the above please can you send through your updated CV

Your expert recruitment consultant is Danielle Taylor, call today on 0207 422 7371 or email Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 269542DAT_1589925250

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