Service Care Solutions Ltd

Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer

Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer
Waltham Forest
3 Month Contract
35 Hours p/w
An East London Borough Council is recruiting for an experienced Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer to ensure their residents are being placed in relevant temporary accommodation and receiving an excellent service once placed.

The Role
The key focus of the Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer role is provide an excellent temporary accommodation service to residents.
This will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Allocation and management: Allocating various types of temporary accommodation units, including emergency accommodation, ensuring efficient and economical use of available accommodation.

  • Minimisation of inappropriate use: Minimising the inappropriate use of shared accommodation for families with children and ensuring effective tracking, monitoring, and transitioning of clients out of temporary accommodation where appropriate.

  • Property standards: Conducting visits to temporary accommodation establishments to ensure property standards are maintained, verifying occupancy, and promptly addressing breaches of licence or any issues of disrepair.

  • Liaison and management: Effectively liaising with emergency accommodation providers and out-of-hours services, managing day-to-day relationships, providing advice, and monitoring performance for the most effective use of temporary accommodation stock.

  • Reporting and data management: Providing timely and accurate management information, data, and detailed reports to assist with monitoring and supplying the temporary accommodation portfolio.

  • Collaboration: Liaising and working closely with other peer groups across housing and other directorates to promote a joined-up approach in the operational deployment of services related to temporary accommodation management and move-on initiatives.

The Candidate
To be considered for this Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer role it is essential that you have previous experience of managing a temporary accommodation service.
You will require an enhanced DBS to work within this role

The Contract
This is a temporary Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer role, working 35 hours per week.

The contract is for an initial 6 months.

Referral Bonus
If this Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer role, please send your CV lee .

mc millan @ service care .

org .

uk or call me on 01 772 20 89 66 discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Temporary Accommodation Placement Officer role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region

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