Housing Options Manager


Region: South
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 04/07/2023
Job Reference: 3563647_1687883083

Housing Options Manager

One of my local authority clients based in are currently on the lookout for a Housing Options Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

Job Descriptions is available upon request.

You will be expected to provide leadership to a large housing options service, reporting directly to the Strategic Head of Housing Services:

Salary: £50,779 – £53,819

Start Date: ASAP

Hours p/w: 37

Days required in office per week: 2 minimum

The housing options service comprises approximately 35 staff-

Assessment Service ( triage), Housing Options Service ( housing options officers) Homeless Accommodation Team ( TA placements)Private Sector Housing Team ( includes private rented scheme). The service areas are currently managed by team leader roles of which there are 4 reporting directly to the Housing Options Manager . There are also currently 2 project officer roles and a Reviewing Officer role which report directly to the Housing Options Manager also.

The post holder will need to be highly competent in budget management with a particular focus on decreasing temporary accommodation (TA) expenditure and innovative in their thinking for new TA provision initiatives. The ideal candidate will also need to be able to drive real and effective change in service improvement and effect culture change through the Council’s Values & Behaviours

All staff are required to work in the office for 2 days a week as a minimum. This is a corporate policy and not open to negotiation on an individual basis. Senior staff, such as this role, may also be required to attend on a more regular basis if the need arises. Our brand new Town Hall has excellent transport links by rail and bus services. There is also staff parking facilities close by.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to 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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