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Homeless Relief Team Leader

  • Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £19.69 - £19.69

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Homeless Relief Team Leader to work with Cheshire East Council. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £19.69 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To manage the Homeless Relief Team to ensure the provision of a quality comprehensive and proactive housing advice and homelessness assessment service for all customers in order to prevent and relieve homelessness. Identify and meet housing need in the Borough.

Key Responsibilities:

Management – Undertake line management responsibilities to the Homeless Relief Team including leading, motivating and coaching specialist staff. Carry out performance management duties including 1:1s, appraisals, disciplinary procedures, recruitment and personal development including the setting and monitoring of targets. Ensure Cheshire East policies regarding health and safety, lone working, etc., are adhered to by all staff.

Reporting/Monitoring – Ensure the Homeless Relief Team are meeting local, regional and national targets. Ensure accurate reporting of monitoring information including but not limited to returns to Government Departments, information for development of strategies, information for reports and service development.

Legislation/Strategies – Take a lead in ensuring the implementation of any new legislation/guidance and initiatives within the prevention and relief agenda, whilst identifying areas for service improvement and improve value for money delivery. Lead on the implementation of relevant strategic aims including but not limited to the Homelessness Strategy and the Housing Strategy.

Representation – Attend and represent Cheshire East Council at case conferences, meetings and other events where cases are complex, chaotic or unstable accommodation will lead to public protection issues.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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