Lambeth Council’s Housing Needs Division provides a wide range of services to prevent and relieve homelessness. We are seeking an experienced Private Sector Solutions Manager in our Housing Needs Division to lead our successful team procuring private sector tenancies for homeless households and other people in housing need.
You will be leading a small, dedicated team of property negotiators working with private sector landlords to secure housing for customers. The team assists about 500 homeless households a year to secure accommodation and is a vital part of our strategy to tackle homelessness and reduce the number of households living in temporary accommodation.
You will have experience of leading and motivating teams to achieve positive outcomes for customers. You must have a degree or professional housing qualification, or equivalent experience.
You will have knowledge of the private sector housing issues and homelessness, and experience of working successfully with private landlords. You will be focussed on results and able to apply best practice to this area of work.
Closing date: Sunday 19 December 2021 at midnight.
Interview will be held in early January 2022
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