Job ID 1260680
Career Level Manager
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
Haringey’s Temporary Accommodation Service are looking for two TA Occupancy and Compliance Officers on a six month contract to manage the quality and occupancy of temporary accommodation secured for Haringey clients.
The main aspects of the role include:
Effective and efficient inspection of temporary accommodation ,
Ensuring compliance with health and safety requirement and monitoring standards of repairs and maintenance
Noting complaints, requests for transfer and acting on safeguarding concerns
The Contracts and Procurement team is based within Haringey’s Temporary Accommodation Service. The Service is responsible for the procurement of properties used as temporary accommodation for homeless households and for managing the relationships and contracts we have with temporary accommodation providers, ensuring that a sufficient supply of good quality and reasonably priced accommodation is available. The service also directly manage some types of temporary accommodation.
Haringey is an ambitious local authority, as the shape of local government continues to change, we’re determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents and visitors enjoy the best opportunities, Haringey have to offer. 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. Our benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money-saving discounts. Additionally, this post has a career grade scheme providing improvement opportunities for staff.
You will hold a Diploma, HNC, BSc or MSc in Environmental Health, along with EHRB registration or a CIEH accredited alternative, be educated to degree level standard or equivalent or possess demonstrable suitable experience, with a good knowledge of building safety maintenance and repair compliance, legislation and regulations. A sound knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation and best practice and experience of liaising with Environmental Health Officers is also required.
You will be able to demonstrate that you have experience delivering a quality service within a pressurised and high-profile environment within a multi-disciplinary team and of the effective strategies available in the management of abandonment and unauthorised occupation, supported by practical experience of working with diverse and vulnerable clients in a housing/homelessness setting