Temporary Accommodation Officer

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 16.52 - £ 21.38 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Housing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference


Wandsworth, Greater London

£16.52 PAYE or £21.38 Umbrella



Job Purpose:

Responsible for the day to day allocation and management of Temporary Accommodation.

To provide support and advice to residents to assist them to move on from temporary accommodation.

Responsible for monitoring and co-ordinating activities within the temporary accommodation team.

To ensure compliance with legislative and defined standards, contractual arrangements and service objectives.

The post-holder will be required to undertake responsibilities across Temporary Accommodation Placements and Temporary Accommodation Management as directed. Temporary accommodation includes accommodation provided pursuant to Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996, and any other temporary accommodation provision outside of this Act, including temporary accommodation provided for other services including discharge of interim and full duty.

The Officer will be expected to work in the office on a rota basis this will be a monthly arrangement.

A Temporary Accommodation Officer must have:

  • Knowledge of housing management law, repairing and health and safety obligations relating to temporary accommodation

  • An understanding of the needs of homeless households in temporary accommodation

  • Experience of working in a busy, front line public housing service or similar

  • Experience of public sector housing management to tenants and/or homeless households or similar

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to establish effective negotiation skills and working relationships throughout the organisation and with partners, suppliers and contractors

*Please apply online with your CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Day