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Accommodation Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
29/10/2021 12:00
£32,234 - £33,782 pro rata, per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Seafield House / Home working
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Job details 

Closing date:
29 Oct

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

PART-TIME POST – 30 hours per week (working Pattern to be agreed)

The post holder will lead, develop and co-ordinate a range of accommodation choices for young people, being a point of contact and support in the Team. You will work in partnership with foster carers, housing providers, voluntary organisations, and a range of other agencies including our Homelessness Team to ensure that young people including post 16 and care leavers have access to safe, secure, and affordable accommodation.

You will be responsible for the further development of Staying Put and Supported Lodging Schemes and promote this as a positive choice for children in care and care leavers, undertaking reviews to ensure the schemes are meeting young people’s expectations.
We are looking for the right person with the skills and housing knowledge to support us to deliver this critical and varied role within the Commissioning Team around Accommodation.
You will have exceptional organisational skills, a flexible and highly responsive approach to work as well as the knowledge and experience of this important area of service for young people.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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