Resettlement/Discharge of Duty Officer


Region: London
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Hybrid


Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 20/11/2023
Job Reference: RO 2310_1698080666

Resettlement/Discharge of Duty Officer

Job Title: Resettlement Officer

Contract Type: 18 Months
Working Hours: Full-Time (Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Hybrid: 2 days in the office 3 days at home

My client in London is recruiting for an experienced officer with extensive knowledge of homelessness legislation and experience as a Discharge of Duty Officer, to work on a Temporary Accommodation Reduction Project.

Job Description:
As a Resettlement Officer, you will be an integral part of the Temporary Accommodation Reduction Project, situated within the Housing Partnership and Service Improvement Team. Reporting directly to the Temporary Accommodation Reduction Project Manager, you will assist in implementing change projects and new ways of working. Your role will primarily involve managing discharges of duty within specific cases. You will be responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments and legal decisions that can withstand legal scrutiny and are successful at the review stage or in court. In addition, you will be tasked with a range of ad hoc duties to support the delivery of the Temporary Accommodation Reduction Project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the delivery of change projects and new ways of working.
  • Manage discharges of duty within specific cases in compliance with the Homelessness Reduction Act.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and legal decisions that can withstand legal scrutiny.
  • Uphold decisions at the review stage or in court.
  • Collaborate with the Temporary Accommodation Reduction Project Manager to undertake specific project-related activities.
  • Collate and monitor data and produce reports and detailed documents as required.
  • Maintain effective communication with colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Work both in the office and from home, with a minimum of 2 office days per week, as determined by service requirements.

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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