Senior Housing Needs Officer - Sustainability
Senior Housing Needs Officer, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority
Your new company
Birmingham City Council are currently recruiting for a number of Senior Housing Needs Officer to start ASAP for up to 3 months, with the potential of being extended. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.
Your new role
As a Senior Housing Needs Officer you will be responsible for supporting people who are having difficulties in their private tenancy to help ensure they can remain in their current home. This will be through a mix of liaising with landlords and tenants, mediation and developing support plans. As part of this team, you will be responsible for supporting tenants who are new into private rented accommodation and helping them create a sustainable tenancy.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be required to ensure that high quality services are delivered which meet or exceed service targets, and will work to set the direction and priorities for the team against a context of change and service improvement. You will need to demonstrate management experience, and or potential, knowledge of the Homelessness Reduction legislation, and a clear commitment to delivering high quality customer focused service.
What you'll get in return
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a large, fast paced and internationally recognised project that focuses solely on Birmingham and bringing it to the world stage. You will be working in a new department and be able to put your mark on the projects being undertaken and seeing the team grow and develop over the coming months.
What you need to do now
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