Senior Temporary Accommodation Officer


Region: East
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: £22 - £30 per hour

Application Details:

Start Date: 30/07/2023
Expiry Date: 24/07/2023
Job Reference: BBBH172928_1688380139

Senior Temporary Accommodation Officer

My Local Authority client based in the Bedfordshire-direction are looking for a Senior Temporary Accommodation Officer to join their team for at least 6 months.

About the role:

  • Senior Temporary Accommodation Officer
  • 6 months
  • Start by the end of July
  • 4-5 days on-site per week to allow management of staff (who are office based) and coordination with management
  • Overseeing 3 officer and 3 assistants (and about 800 properties)
  • Northgate/NEC system

Job description:

  1. To supervise the management of accommodation provided under Part VII of the 1996 Housing Act (as amended). This includes the allocation of this accommodation.
  2. To ensure the Council complies with the Homelessness Act and Health & Safety legislation and all related statutory guidance. Providing advice to colleagues, elected members, and the public on the Homelessness Reduction Act, Protection from Eviction Act and Localism Act 2011. As well as Council policy and procedures relating to license management.
  3. To lead a team of professional officers and provide effective performance management, including setting targets, undertaking regular supervision and appraisals, assessing and as far as possible, addressing training and development needs and taking effective action where performance is unsatisfactory
  4. To provide responses to complaints and enquiries through the Council’s formal reporting system.
  5. Contribute to and co-ordinate the promotion, development and implementation of alternative initiatives to ensure the service is operating under best value to achieve a reduction in homelessness cases and ensure it is adapting to the needs of the customer.
  6. To engage with internal and external partners and stakeholders to ensure that the needs of the service are met.
  7. To deputise for other Seniors/Managers as required.

Person specification:

  • Evidence of detailed understanding of the legislative frameworks and statutory requirements relating to the Housing Solutions Service and a high level of technical knowledge of relevant legislation. This will include knowledge of the law relating to homelessness as covered by the 1996 Housing Act and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
  • Evidence of detailed understanding of the rules around security of tenure as laid down in the 1977 Protection from Eviction Act and legal standards surrounding accommodation including the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS)

If you think you could be a good fit, please do apply. Should you have any questions you can reach me on or by calling 0115 666 6399, asking for Olivia.

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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