Advanced Practitioner (Homelessness)


Region: Nottingham
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Hybrid


Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 09/09/2023
Job Reference: BBBH179207_1693645269

Advanced Practitioner (Homelessness)

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Advanced Homelessness Practitioner – Home Counties

One of my local authority clients based in the Home Counties are currently on the lookout for an Advanced Homelessness Practitioner to join their team.

You will be required to work X5 days in every 10 day period in office with their being scope for the remaining X5 days in every 10 day period to be worked remotely.

Advanced Homelessness Practitioner

Contract: 3 Months + (likely to extend)
Rate: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: 37

Housing Software: Civica

You will be expected to assist/deputise for the housing assessment and advice team leader with:

  • Urgent complaint resolution and managing complex/sensitive casework (e.g MAPPA, MARAC, VARAC).
  • Duty desk rota planning.
  • Liaison with customer services to ensure smooth handovers into the service.
  • Training, mentoring officers (including one to ones or casework supervision under the direction of the team leader).

You will also be expected to Support the housing assessment and advice officers with:

  • All enquiries for assessment so they are thorough, timely and undertaken sensitively and professionally.
  • All statutory homelessness decisions are sound and legally robust.
  • Cost effective early intervention and prevention activities to be made in a timely manner.
  • Personal Housing Plans to ensure they are meaningful bespoke documents and that all reasonable casework actions are undertaken to prevent and relieve homelessness (including Housing Register assessment, Supported Housing applications and loans to support into the private sector as appropriate as appropriate).

Successful candidates will have a vast amount of experience doing the above within a local authority setting as there will be an expectancy to hit the ground running.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV or call me on 0115 666 6399.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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