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Team Leader - Young Person's Housing Support - Halifax

Job Title: Team Leader - Young Person's Housing Support - Halifax
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Salary: £23.57 - 23.57 per hour
Start Date: 20/05/2024
Duration: 6 weeks
REF: SD1005202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Team Leader - Young Person’s Housing Support - Halifax  

Are you a passionate, dedicated Team Leader looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Young Person’s Housing Support Team Leader to join a Housing Access team based in Halifax. 

Umbrella Rate: £23.57 per hour

Duration: 6 weeks

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, 37 hrs/week – Hybrid

Team Leader role: Full JD Available

  • Supervising and coordinating the team and supporting around decision making
  • Undertake training, appraisals, absence monitoring and recording and other  human resource functions as agreed with Team Manager
  • Organise duty rotas to ensure that the service has adequate staff cover at all times
  • Deputise for the Temporary Accommodation Service Team Leader when required
  • Ensure that potentially homeless 16 & 17 year olds and 18-20 year old care leavers referred into the service receive a same day response and that action taken is appropriate and proportionate
  • Ensure that high quality needs assessments are undertaken, support plans developed and housing pathways identified for service clients
  • Ensure that formal homelessness investigations are initiated and completed where appropriate
  • Ensure that a diverse programme of activities is offered to young people staying in Calderdale Foyer and if appropriate CMBC temporary accommodation
  • Ensure that partner agencies and services are contacted and engage in the process where appropriate
  • Ensure that adequate record keeping systems are developed and maintained
  • Link closely with the Social Care and Pathway Teams to assess and identify appropriate housing pathways for 16/16 year olds and care leavers

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle and business insurance
  • Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Leadership of an operational housing team
  • Experience of working with homeless young people aged 16 -21
  • Knowledge of the housing options and welfare benefits available to young people
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Team Leader friends or colleagues.

If you are a Team Leader and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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