Housing Needs Team Manager



Closing Date:

23 Jun 2024

Job description

Contract terms

Starting salary: PO5 (£49,083 – £52,116)
Work Location:
  48 Station Road, London, N22 7TY

Hours per week: 36 per week
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Closing date: Sunday, 23rd June 2023 at 23:59

About Haringey

Haringey is a fantastic place to live and work – the world in one borough. A place brimming with creativity, personality, radicalism, and community. It is a place where we stand up for each other. A place that is proudly distinctive. We’ll be celebrating all this and more as the “rebel borough” when we are the 2027 London Borough of Culture. Our history champions change-makers and everyday rebels; revelling in our differences, battling discrimination, championing equality, and doing things our own way. Haringey’s people are a huge asset, with knowledge, expertise, and passion. Our staff members embody our organisational values: Caring, Creative, Courageous, Collaborative and Community-focused. These values keep us looking forward, ambitious for the future, and continuously striving to do our very best for all of our residents.

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 31 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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