Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer

Posted 9 April by Service Care Solutions - Housing
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Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer
Ilford, IG1
3 Month Contract
36 Hours p/w
An Council in Ilford is recruiting for an experienced Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer to visit temporary accommodation properties and carry out occupancy checks and inspections.

The Role
The key focuses of the Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer role will be conducting property inspections, verifying occupancy, overseeing maintenance, monitoring compliance, providing tenant support, maintaining records, liaising with stakeholders, and reporting on the condition and management of temporary accommodation properties.
This will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Property inspections: Conducting regular visits to temporary accommodation properties to ensure they meet required standards and are maintained in accordance with regulations.
  • Occupancy verification: Verifying the occupancy of temporary accommodation units to ensure they are used appropriately and efficiently.
  • Maintenance oversight: Identifying any maintenance issues or repairs needed within temporary accommodation properties and liaising with relevant parties to address them promptly.
  • Compliance monitoring: Monitoring compliance with licensing agreements and regulations, taking action to address any breaches or issues identified during visits.
  • Tenant support: Providing support and assistance to temporary accommodation residents as needed, including guidance on tenancy responsibilities and access to relevant services.
  • Record keeping: Maintaining accurate records of property visits, occupancy status, maintenance issues, and any actions taken to address concerns or breaches.
  • Liaison with stakeholders: Collaborating with other council departments, housing providers, and external agencies to ensure effective management of temporary accommodation and support services for residents.
  • Reporting: Providing regular reports to supervisors or management on the condition of temporary accommodation properties, occupancy rates, compliance issues, and any trends or patterns identified during visits..

The Candidate
To be considered for this Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer role it is essential that you have previous experience of managing a temporary accommodation service.
You will require an enhanced DBS to work within this role

The Contract
This is a temporary Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer role, working 35 hours per week. The contract is for an initial 3 months.

Referral Bonus
If this Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer role, please send your CV lee . mc millan @ service care . org . uk or call me on discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region

Reference: 52446780

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