Senior Housing Options Officer (Refugee and Asylum Seekers)


Region: South
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Hybrid


Salary: £28 - £32 per hour

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 06/10/2023
Job Reference: BBBH181314_1695373290

Senior Housing Options Officer (Refugee and Asylum Seekers)

Client – Local Authority
Location – South East England
Role – Senior Housing Options Officer (Refugee and Asylum Seekers)
Duration – 6 Months
Hours – 37 per/week
Rate – Negotiable Per/Hour – this will be umbrella paid.
Working Style – 3 days on site
Travel – Limited. Should any site visits occur, a pool car is provided.

About the role:

  • This client has over 200 residents in a Home Office contingency hotel, with a lot of asylum decisions coming through. This is a brand new post whereby the successful candidate will be dealing with a lot of single-people, accessing their duty and seeing if a priority case is needed. You’ll be meeting with applicants when on-site, creating PHPs, making determinations and find creative solutions for relocating clients using allocated funds given by the Home Office.

What you’ll need:

  • You will need to have significant experience working in a housing options and homelessness environment, demonstrable evidence of producing and delivering robust statutory notifications and at track record of devising and securing prevention outcomes on your own initiative.
  • You will be expected to undertake detailed housing options and support needs assessments and use these and your own knowledge to prevent homelessness and advise homeless households on viable and suitable accommodation options.
  • Extensive experience making section 184 decisions is essential.

Please note if you do not have the relevant experience, you will not be considered for this post at this time. CV’s are being reviewed on NEXT WEEK so please do not hesitate in applying!

Any questions, please do email me on Olivia.Greig@g2recruitment 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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