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Emergency Accommodation Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £17.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Purpose of the Role:
To negotiate and procure Nightly Paid Accommodation using the councils Dynamic
Purchasing System (adam), in order to fulfil the Council's statutory duties for eligible clients,
securing the best price, cost effective and value for money to the Council.
Source accommodation ensuring that it is both suitable and affordable and complies with
legislative requirements, preventing costly legal challenges.
Allocation and agreements signed with tenants for all Temporary Accommodation types, in
accordance with Enfield's Temporary Accommodation policy, guidance and procedures.
Provide appropriate information, advice and guidance to applicants with a particular focus on
managing customer's housing expectations.
To provide Business Support for the Nightly Paid Accommodation Team, to actively
contribute to the smooth running of the service. To ensure processes are delivered
consistent, standardised and efficient manner.
To ensure properties are allocated and agreements signed with tenants as quickly as
possible so that void turnaround times are kept to a minimum. In addition, set up tenancies
and accounts for the properties allocated in order that the council maximise the income from
rents charged.
Dimensions including Struct