Deputy Temporary Accommodation Manager

London (Greater)
£37,717 to £45,704 per annum
15 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic Deputy Temporary Accommodation Manager who can rise to the challenge of managing and leading a team of Temporary Accommodation Officers, and deliver a customer focussed, high performing, front line service. 

You will be responsible for the procurement, management and allocation of temporary accommodation for homeless households. 

You should be a self motivated person and be able to develop strategies to ensure the best and most cost effective use of suitable temporary accommodation under current legislation and guidance. You should be a manager who is creative and is an excellent team player, with a proven ability to lead a team.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Bernadello, Temporary Accommodation Manager on 020-8871-7846.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include flexible working, working from home and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Tuesday 29th October 2019

Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 4th November 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 11th November 2019

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.