Housing Needs Team Manager



Closing Date:

02 Apr 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Starting salary: PO5 (£46,857 – £49,890)
Work Location:
  48 Station Road, London, N22 7TY

Hours per week: 36 per week
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday, 2nd April 2023 at 23:59

About Haringey

About us Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Manager to join is to effectively deliver a front-line service. As a Team Manager you will need to ensure that the work of your team is compliant with statutory requirements and that you play a key role in shaping and delivering services for households in housing need, keeping abreast of new initiatives and caselaw and working in partnership to maximise positive outcomes for customers.

You will be required to work under pressure managing one of five generic teams responsible for offering essential and holistic front-line services by finding practical and long-term housing solutions for those homeless or at risk of homelessness. You will provide strong leadership and ensure staff are competent in working within statutory requirements.

About You

To be considered for this role, you must have extensive understanding of housing and homelessness legislation. You will require excellent people management skills; managing a diverse team covering a broad range of duties to find housing solutions for homeless applicants or those at risk of homelessness. You will be required to work strategically with colleagues across the Council and with external partner agencies to ensure the Council’s strategic housing and homelessness objectives are achieved.

Working For Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. 

Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 30 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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