Move On Pathways Team Manager

Recruiter
Camden London Borough Council
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£40,028 - £46,431
Posted
22 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £40,028 - £46,431

Contract Type: Fixed term/Secondment – 15 months, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly organised, motivated and diligent Pathways Move on Team Manager to join our multi-faceted team. The main objective for the post holder is to manage and support the team of Move on Advisers and Referral Coordinators by providing high quality housing options advice, assistance and specialist referral coordination services to people in need of specialist supported housing and those living in hostels to enable them to secure alternative accommodation. You will ensure your team are moving single homeless people in supported accommodation into independent accommodation of their own. The successful candidate will lead on the development of move in, move through and move on options for people accessing and leaving supported housing and hostels. The successful candidate will be responsible working with the Housing Options & Advice and Private Sector Initiatives teams to plan the delivery of a broad range of housing options which meet the needs of hostel residents who are ready for independent living.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

To be considered for this vacancy it is essential the successful candidate possesses at least 1 years’ experience of providing advice and assistance to households in hostels in housing need. You will have previous demonstrable experience of achieving performance targets and meeting departmental performance objectives alongside demonstrable ability to manage and motivate staff whilst supporting the team to provide high quality services and meet performance targets within a pressurised and high profile environment. The successful candidate will have a keen analytical eye and possess the ability to analyse and present high quality statistical data.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profileattached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this post please kindly contact Andrew Moradeyo on Andrew.Moradeyo@camden.gov.uk or 0207 974 5988.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 9th December 2018

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 180000ZZ