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Housing Needs

The UK is experiencing a profound housing crisis and the need for additional social housing and improved conditions has never been greater. Housing need refers to the existing deficit of households that are unable to access accommodation that meet certain regulatory standards.

With homelessness an increasing problem with year-on-year increases, the need for expert, specialist staff within the housing services sector has never been greater. In England alone, the number of people sleeping rough exceeded 4,600 – jumping from just over 4,100 in 2016 – with these numbers only expected to increase.

Oyster Partnership is a dynamic social housing recruiter that specialises in providing highly qualified, highly skilled workers to the housing sector. With such a highly diversified number of roles, the need for streamlined, effective recruitment is paramount.

We work with Local Authorities across the country to provide quality Housing Needs professionals covering all levels, ranging from Officer to Head of department within Housing Options, Temporary Accommodation (including property inspections), Housing Register, Allocations and Reviews.

With over 15 years’ experience working in the Housing Needs sector, at Oyster Partnership we are able to use our extensive network of contacts to place perfect candidates in their ideal roles. Working on a temporary, fixed-term or permanent basis we are able to effectively align candidates with clients.

Whether brought about by legislative change or simply an organisation restructuring, at Oyster Partnership we are able to provide Local Authorities with expert staff specialising in Housing Needs within the housing services sector.

Contact our Housing Needs team

Coronavirus update

With the health and wellbeing of our staff being of the utmost importance, our team in London will be based from home until further notice.

Our software and systems are all fully equipped to ensure the business runs in a responsible and safe manner, using both video and conference calls rather than us holding face to face meetings.

We will continue to follow the latest guidance provided by the Government, but please be assured that OP is still business as usual and will continue to function as best we can.

To speak to any of our consultants directly you can click here or head over to our team page to find their contact details on their profile.