Team Leader - Homelessness Prevention Team


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£40,221 - £43,421 per annum

Job Highlights
  • At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community.
  • Bristol City Councils Housing Options Team have a permanent Team Leader vacancy to work within the Homelessness Prevention Team.
  • We offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.
Job Requirements/Description

Contractual hours: 37

Bristol City Councils Housing Options Team have a permanent Team Leader vacancy to work within the Homelessness Prevention Team.

The team are specialists in working with families and single people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness; to ensure early intervention, prevention, and to assist households in finding solutions to their housing problems.  

Excellent communication skills are required for this role as well as a commitment and desire to ensure positive outcomes for households that are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  

You will need to have an excellent knowledge of the homelessness and related legislation and will need to demonstrate an ability and willingness to lead, motivate and manage a team delivering a busy frontline homelessness service.  

The role is interesting and varied and also involves working under pressure to meet deadlines.  

You will be required to work on their own initiative but also as part of the wider team within the Homelessness Prevention Team to ensure an excellent and high quality service is provided to citizens.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

It is Bristol City Council’s practice to request references for candidates that have been offered a job. However, if you are applying for a job that requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check then we will request your references once you have been invited to an interview.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£40,221 - £43,421 per annum

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