Housing Services

Housing Options Team Leader

West Midlands


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Joanne Maher

Consultant | Housing Needs

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Opportunity to lead a dedicated team, provide top-notch housing advice, and play a vital role in preventing homelessness

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Housing Options Team Leader to join a local authority and make a significant impact in addressing homelessness and providing housing solutions to those in need.


  • Lead and manage a team of housing advisors and support staff, providing guidance, support, and training as needed.
  • Oversee the delivery of housing advice and options to individuals and families facing homelessness, ensuring high-quality service provision.
  • Develop and implement effective strategies to prevent homelessness and support sustainable housing solutions.
  • Collaborate with local authorities, housing associations, and support agencies to maximize housing opportunities and improve service coordination.
  • Stay up-to-date with housing legislation, policies, and best practices, ensuring compliance and implementing necessary changes.
  • Monitor and evaluate team performance, implementing measures to improve efficiency and outcomes.
  • Prepare reports, statistics, and other documentation for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive team culture, promoting teamwork and professional development.


  • Extensive experience in housing options or homelessness services, with a solid understanding of relevant legislation and policies.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team effectively.
  • Strong knowledge of housing options, social housing, and private rented sector regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a strategic mindset.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, report writing, and IT systems relevant to housing management.
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

We would like to attract talent from all corners of the Housing world for this role. Our commitment is to an equitable recruitment process so feel free to apply in any way that suits you, via WhatsApp, video message, CV, the more creative the better.

Consultant | Housing Needs

Joanne Maher

Joanne is determined to be a really good recruiter. Having been on the other side of things, working with a recruiter as a candidate, Joanne has a good sense of how to be a genuine, approachable, hardworking agent. She’s empathetic but resilient, and focused.
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