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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Housing Needs Team Leader - Private Rented Sector

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
15/07/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/07/2019 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
Salary:
£38,813 - £42,683
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
103559

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Jul


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Housing Needs team to support homeless households and those threatened with homelessness to find alternative accommodation through the use of the private rented sector.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about helping people and resolving homelessness to join our busy Housing Needs service.

You will be responsible for:

- Procuring accomodation in the private rented sector.
- Liaising with private sector landlords to encourage them to offer accommodation to households in need.
- Establishing and promoting a Landlord Incentive Scheme.
- Becoming an active member of the established Housing Supply Group.
- Managing the day to day activities of two Housing Solutions Officers dedicated to working with private rented sector landlords.

Ideally you will have a detailed knowledge of the private rented sector and homelessness. Excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work as a member of a busy team. You will also have experience of working with challenging clients with multiple needs.


Interview date: w/c 22nd July 2019

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