Temporary Accomodation Manager

Badenoch & Clark
26.80 GBP Hourly
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client in East London is looking to recruit a new Temporary Accommodation
Manager to join their team on an interim basis.

You will effectively manage a team of professional staff to provide a high quality customer focused tenancy management service to the Councils tenants including tenants of any external provider of accommodation.

Your duties include:

*To manage and lead a team of up to 15 officers specialising in property management services
*To provide expert advice and support relating to temporary accommodation ensuring the operation of the team is in line with council policy and legal responsibilities
*To ensure that all appropriate intervention and remedial action has taken place prior to the instigation of court action where breaches of tenancy occur
*To lead, inspire, motivate and enthuse all staff taking responsibility for planning, prioritising and co-ordinating their work ensuring that excellent customer services are provided
*To maintain an up to date knowledge of local and national policy, legislation and best practise affecting homelessness and temporary accommodation and its impact on the services delivered.
*To undertake training, as directed, in order to assist in achieving this and to cascade information down to colleagues
*To carry out one to one supervision meetings and appraisals of team members, setting and monitoring targets and identifying training needs
*To ensure accountability and robust performance management in respect of direct reports and throughout the wider team.
*To be responsible for the recruitment, management and development of staff and direct reports

The following skills are required:

*An understanding of housing legislation relating to homelessness and temporary accommodation
*Thorough knowledge of court proceedings as they relate to tenants
*Knowledge of management concepts, practices and principles

If you are interested in this role please apply online for consideration.

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.