Job Description

In this role you will be working with Homeless families and singles.

The role is divided between being based in an office and supporting and signing singles and families into Homeless temporary accommodation across Greater Manchester. For this access to a car is essential.

The Housing Management Team works to ensure households placed in
dispersed temporary accommodation by the Local Authority are safe and
secure.
The role holder will ensure tenants are signed up to dispersed temporary
accommodation, working closely with the Allocations Service. The role holder
will be required to complete all of the necessary documentation including
Tenancy Agreements and Housing Benefit/Universal Credit claims.
Homeless people and applicants may present with complex issues and may
be vulnerable. The role can be challenging and demanding, as the work will
include working with issues relating to drugs, alcohol, mental health and
physical health problems. The team works closely with other services to
ensure the best outcomes for the client group.
The role holder will be responsible for all aspects of the offering and
acceptance of homeless households into temporary accommodation, ensuring
accommodation offered is suitable and discharges homelessness duties in a
timely and cost effective manner.
The role holder will establish and maintain effective relationships with service
users and stakeholders, liaising with them to ensure successful outcomes and
that the service responds appropriately to the needs of its users.
The role holder will inspect properties to the required standard, liaise with
providers, landlords and tenants where needed to ensure that tenancies are
sustainable.
The role holder will ensure rental income is maximised and appropriate action
taken where this falls short of the required standard. This will require liaising
with Support Workers, Homeless Lead Officer and Team Leader for the
Housing Management Team.
The role holder will ensure all households are safeguarded and take the
necessary actions where appropriate.

You must have:

  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Semester.co.uk have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**

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