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Newham Council - Head of Homelessness Prevention & Advice

Newham Council - Head of Homelessness Prevention & Advice

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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This role will be to undertake leadership responsibility for the Homelessness Prevention and Advice service area within the Housing Needs Service and to develop, manage and promote all aspects of the service area in accordance with the Council's objectives and priorities.

To ensure the service maintains high levels of good customer care and empathy throughout. As a member of the Housing Needs Senior Management Team to contribute to the effective development and implementation of policies for the management of the Housing Needs Service and the Council as a whole.

To keep abreast of government policy and directives in this area of work and take a lead role in developing action plans and implementing change where necessary. To review national and regional service delivery and legislative changes relating to designated service area, taking appropriate steps to keep Newham at the forefront of innovative service delivery developing new strategies, policies and procedures as necessary for your service area whilst ensuring the statutory provisions governing the functions of the designated service area are met.

This role will initially be for three months with the view of extension beyond this.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.