Requirement for Housing Solutions Officer

Requirement for Housing Solutions Officer

Rate of Pay: £12.95 ph to worker (for limited rate candidates, please let us know their rate of pay when uploading their CV).

Housing Solutions Officers DB

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Housing services – 70333000

Location of contract

B70 8SZ

Value of contract

£0 to £5,000

Procurement reference

HSO DB 25Nov20

Published date

25 November 2020

Closing date

30 November 2020

Closing time

5pm

Contract start date

6 December 2020

Contract end date

5 March 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

HOUSING SOLUTIONS OFFICER
Rate of Pay: ?12.95 ph to worker (for limited rate candidates, please let us know their rate of pay when uploading their CV).
Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday)
Location: Based at Business and Development Centre, Roway Lane, Oldbury, B69 3ES

Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency – 12 weeks

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Brief description:
This role is required to work under the Homeless Reduction Act 2017. It is ideal that candidates have knowledge of the legislation and experience of working within Housing Options and the wider housing and homelessness sector.

We are looking for a friendly and approachable person to work with clients with multiple complex support needs including clients that are street homeless and experiencing challenges such as substance misuse and mental health issues. You will engage with these individuals throughout their housing journey and will provide a bespoke package of wrap-around support tailored to the individual’s needs.

This will include undertaking risk assessments and creating Personalised Housing Plans with an emphasis on understanding and getting to know the individual and their needs, in order to support them off the streets and into accommodation, ensuring they have the skills in place to maintain and sustain a tenancy independently.

Key responsibilities will include:
o To take a full homeless application and undertake thorough investigations in accordance with the Homeless Reduction Act 2017
o To carry out detailed enquiries on cases subject to statutory review proceedings
o To prevent and relieve homelessness
o To provide advice and assistance of a range of housing options
o To undertake a holistic assessment of the client’s needs – working alongside partners and agencies to develop a suitable action plan to address these needs
o To develop, update and review Personalised Housing Plans for customers in light of the Homeless Reduction Act following a detailed assessment
o Work closely with clients with multiple complex needs to develop a package of wrap-around support – and deliver this support in conjunction with specialist agencies and partners

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references, copy of Terms and Conditions.
No DBS is required for this role.
Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor
The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.
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More information

 

Links
Additional text
The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.
For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Debbie Bagnall

Address

1 Providence Place
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 8SZ
United Kingdom

Telephone

0121 569 4680

Email

debbie_bagnall@sandwell.gov.uk