Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Case Manager on 3 months contract with a possibility of an extension.
Purpose of the role –
They are looking to recruit for a Senior Homelessness Team Leader / Homelessness Manager, who will oversee a team of staff that will support applicants through completing personal housing plans, preventing homelessness, applying Relief where applicable and making decisions as required on main duty. These teams will work alongside a much wider team that supports Rough Sleepers and one that works with the private rented sector, temporary accommodation and tenancy sustainment.
This service supports the most vulnerable people in our District and decisions are complex and can be life-changing. We are seeking experienced homelessness officers with management experience to line manage and develop a team of officers to help us on our journey to excellenc
Good working knowledge of Homelessness Reduction Act, with a track record of working in a homelessness service and making decisions through this legislative framework.
A good understanding of social problems faced by clients facing or experiencing homelessness.
Carry a case-load of homelessness cases and lead on more complex cases, coaching Case Managers on how to undertake these in future.
Undertake reviews and appeals where these can be done at this level; escalating when required to Case Management Lead.
Authorise use of B&B accommodation for Case Managers.
Provide line management and supervision to Case Managers and oversee quality, compliance and professional development, acting as point of contact for these officers.
Specialise and represent the service in key areas of homelessness partnership work (such as Domestic Violence, MARAC, Mental Health, Addictions, etc.).
To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact us on 02476 992143