Temp £450 P/D
Posted 1 month ago

Marks Consulting Partners are currently looking for a Housing Solutions Manager to work with one of our Local Authority clients in London. 

What the job will be doing

  • To be responsible for developing and implementing the council’s policy in relation to DHP awards, taking into account available research and having due regard for the impact of welfare reforms, and in accordance with DVVP guidelines.
  • To oversee and protect the Council reputation in Court as and when required when pursuing criminal or civil action against landlords/agents.
  • To lead and steer the implementation of the Council’s private sector strategy with regard to improving housing conditions for tenants in the Borough by providing an advice service to landlords with regard to their rights and obligations and by working in partnership with the Environmental Health and Leisure Service in the development of high management standards.
  • To implement the Council’s Housing and Homelessness strategies, coordinating the activities of all service areas
  • To provide strategic direction for the Rapid rehousing Services ensuring best practice around the Supporting People framework, effective contract management, budgetary management and working in partnership with a wide variety of agencies
  • To deputise for the Head of Housing Solutions in all matters relating to the Housing Solutions Service in general and to the specific areas being managed

What you will need

  • Thorough understanding of the government’s agenda on homelessness and welfare reform
  • Experience of successfully leading significant change programmes/projects working collaboratively to drive and successfully support change
  • Experience of building strong internal and external relationships to focused to deliver corporate business objectives
  • Experience of managing resources to ensure financial and service objectives are met within your own area
  • Experience of effectively running a front line service to homeless households

How to Apply

If you would like any further details about this position, please contact Ollie at Marks Consulting Partners.

If this job is not quite right for you but you are looking for something new, please contact us for a confidential discussion.

Marks Consulting Partners specialise in contract and permanent recruitment of technical property staff for the public sector including housing associations, local authorities, and related private sector companies. We do not advertise all of our vacancies so please give us a call and register with us to be notified of all suitable roles. 



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