Housing Advice Team Manager

Kidderminster, Worcestershire
£36491 to £38355
23 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Housing, Manager
Job Type

hatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit the people of Wyre Forest. You can help shape our District’s future, and you will be part of a workforce that makes a difference.

Quality, professionalism and commitment are the key drivers of the services we offer to enhance the quality of life of local residents and visitors to the District. In order to maintain high standards it is necessary to have a diverse workforce who are highly competent and experienced, whose main focus is ensuring the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

To lead the Council's Housing Advice team in delivering Housing Register, Housing Advice and Homelessness services to residents in the Wyre Forest District.

To lead and manage a team that delivers a Housing Register, Housing Advice and Homelessness service in Wyre Forest. To work with the Head of Strategic Growth and the Principal Strategy and Enabling Officer in developing and implementing strategic approaches to housing policy, housing advice and rehousing services and to recommend changes where appropriate. To be part of and contribute to the Strategic Housing Services and Planning Policy management team and wider council teams. To develop a high performing, customer focused culture in the delivery of housing register, housing advice and homelessness services.

Educated to degree or equivalent standard in area relevant to the job Worked in housing or a related field for a minimum of three years Has experience of line management of staff. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of housing legislation and in particular relevant circulars, statutory instruments, codes of guidance and case law around allocations and homelessness. Preferably hold an appropriate professional qualification with the Chartered Institute of Housing.