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Housing Options Officer    Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for a Housing Options Officer to provide a full range of advice on housing options within the housing team of a local authority in Surrey Job Role To provide a comprehensive and specialist housing advice service to members of the public to prevent homelessness wherever possible. To make use of all available housing resources in order to advise clients of all their housing options, as well as their legal rights. To assess applications for assistance from homeless households in accordance with the 1996 Housing Act, as amended and extended by the Homelessness Act 2002, and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, and to use all available resources to discharge the councils’ statutory responsibilities. As a member of the council’s team, contribute to the achievement of the Council’s corporate vision, behaviours and priorities and the development of the Council’s positive high performing culture
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Assessment & Allocation Officer Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for someone to join a Local Authority Housing team as an Assessment & Allocation Officer An officer required to carry out assessments for applications on the housing register- including verification of applications. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills Main Purpose Of The Job • To be responsible for managing and maintaining the on line housing register ensuring all processes meet standing orders and audit requirements; • To be responsible for the overall management and delivery of all housing register moves, advertising available units and verifying new applications to meet standing orders and audit requirements; • To be responsible for the delivery of a range of allocations and lettings schemes and initiatives including decants, under occupation, cash incentive, fresh start and other funded initiatives and projects, working with partners as required; • To be responsible for sourcing and letting temporary accommodation, working with the procurement team, to meet day to day customer need for nightly paid and temporary lets, including out of hours; • Oversee all moves within and out of temporary accommodation for homeless applicants, including permanent moves, in line with relevant policies and procedures; • To be responsible for the monitoring and reporting of allocations and lettings activity, maintaining accurate and up to date computer records as a basis for this reporting. The ideal candidate will be able to commit to at minimum 12 months booking and have experience on the temporary side of the Lettings service. Required - Need to have knowledge and experience of assessing housing applications under Part 6 of the 1996 Housing Act. If you have the right background and are available immediately please do not hesitate to submit your CV today
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A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint an interim Contracting professional, who holds extensive experience at Head of level or above, this role is for a period of 4 months initially.  Main Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director, you will cover multiple CCGs leading on Contracting also the Transition of Contracts from other sources; Responsible for the coordination high profile and complex transition process across multiple CCGs; Responsible for the award of contracts for 1 April 2020, you will be integral in directing Contract Managers in this process also; Diligently oversee the migration of 300+ contracts within compressed timeline - requiring agility and flexible approach; Senior stakeholder management including 300 + providers and ADs across multiple CCGs; Establish contracting methodology and day to day business operations; Award contracts within regulation and risk assessment to mitigate contractual and procurement challenges; Support staff and liaise to AD/Director level; Committee reporting, mobilisation of programme governance and risk management; Consultancy skills analysis of CCG contract registers, reconciliation to ledger.; Development of CCG procurement register with risk assessment on competition; A successful candidate will have: Expert knowledge and application of NHS contract terms - national and local particulars and performance notice process; Proven expertise in the negotiation of contracts, escalation and dispute resolution; Excellent stakeholder engagement skills. For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)
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Buckingham Futures have taken on a small project in Surrey and are recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer / Higher Certificate Technical Officer to undertake inspections of approximately 60 category B-E food premises that require completion before 31st March 2020. Inspecting officer must hold one of the baseline qualifications, and have associated registration. The baseline qualifications are Higher Certificate in Food Control or certificate of registration or Diploma issued by Environmental Health Registration Board. The Inspecting Officer must be able to demonstrate how they are capable of meeting the competencies relating to Inspection of Food Establishments (Cluster 4.) and hold 10 CPD hours on core food matters directly related to the delivery of official controls and 10 hours on other professional matters. This could include training needs identified by the Lead Food Officer during competency assessments/appraisals as specified in the current version of the Food Law Code of Practice and Practice Guidance. A copy of relevant qualifications, CPD certificates and certificates of registration with EHORB/EHRB must be held on file by Buckingham Futures before the contract commences. NB - our client will consider splitting the project and will consider officers who could commit to a minimum of 30 inspections. If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information, please contact us on (phone number removed)
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Our client, based in the East Midlands is recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer or Higher Certificate Technical Officer, initially for 3 months. The duties of the post include the inspection of a backlog of food premises inspections. Our client uses Northgate M3PP as their case management software, so a familiarity with that software would be preferred, but not essential. Inspecting officers must hold one of the baseline qualifications, and have associated registration. The base line qualifications are Higher Certificate in Food Control or certificate of registration or Diploma issued by Environmental Health Registration Board and must be able to demonstrate how they are capable of meeting the competencies relating to Inspection of Food Establishments (Cluster 4.) and have at least 10 hours of Food Core CPD as specified in the current version of the Food Law Code of Practice and Practice Guidance. A copy of relevant qualifications, CPD certificates and certificates of registration with EHORB/EHRB (or equivalent) must be held on file by Buckingham Futures before the contract commences. If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on (phone number removed)
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Town Planners wanted! If you are actively looking to move on and secure a role that moves your career forward, I have good news! I am working on several opportunities that provide an excellent opportunity to develop yourself. I am working on several instructions from some truly excellent local authorities across London and surrounding areas. There are opportunities both inside and outside of IR35 with negotiable and varied hourly rates, as well as permanent positions in all parts of planning. Simply put, it's a great time to be considering your position and meeting with Directors/Partners about new roles that will drive your career forward! We have opportunities for Graduates starting their careers right the way through to Directors seeking that strategic move so please contact me to discuss your preferences and I can help introduce you our client's key decision makers! Penguin Recruitment has been a trusted recruitment partner to the planning sector for 15 years and is liaising with a large number of organisations and local authorities who are actively looking to interview and recruit Planners to their team! If you would like to find out more and discuss the local authorities and job descriptions in more detail, please contact Jack Green for an informal discussion on (phone number removed) or email (url removed) today
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Principal Town Planning Officer Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the South EastLondon with their search for an Principal Planning Officer to join their Major Applications Team (Development Management) on an initial 6 month contract. There are numerous large strategic development sites in the London Borough, which the team deals with, as well as all other major developments within the Borough. Often these sites have quite a lot of constraints such as contamination, proximity to protected wharves and other noise and pollution sources, proximity to established residential areas, flood risk, hazardous installations and/or Aviation safeguarding. My client is looking for someone who can deal with these complex issues with minimum supervision. The officers should have had experience with: • Major applications from pre-application stage through to determination; • Dealing and negotiating S106 Agreements; • Negotiating affordable housing and working with external consultants on scrutinising viability assessments to maximise affordable housing provision; • Presenting items to Committees; • Liaising with external and internal consultees, Members of the public and Members of the Council; • Dealing with Planning Performance Agreements; • Appeal experience (written representations, hearings and public inquires) Working hours would be 35 per week with the hourly rate commensurate with experience. Rate  -  £40-45 per hour JOB REF – 21135 If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary/rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. Please call Ben Hitchman on (phone number removed) or click apply
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Vivid are currently working with a client in Nottinghamshire who are looking for an experienced Housing Options Officer to join their team. They need someone with decision making experience under the new HRA. It is a 6 month rolling contract, on a full time 37 hour a week basis. They are offering a region-leading rate of £25p/h. Phone interviews next week - start immediately. If this is of interest to you then please don't hesitate to get in touch. Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law
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My client based in North London is looking for competent food safety officers to come in and help the team with the enforcement of low risk food safety inspections. The authority is faced with a backlog of inspections and would also require you to do some reactive EHO work as part of the role. Requirements; - EHORB registration or Higher Certificate in Food Safety - CPDs up to date The role is urgent and we do require someone with extensive local authority experience to come in and hit the ground running. If this is you, please do get in touch. Alternatively, if you know someone who may be interested, please do send their profile over - we offer a great referral scheme for successfully placed candidates in a 3 month period. My number is (phone number removed) for more information. Please send me an updated CV if of interest... Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law
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Building Control Surveyor *Central London* *£40 to £50 per hour* *Flexible working hours available* *12 month contract* A local authority based in central London is looking for a highly suitable candidate to assist in the delivery of the Building Control service in accordance wit the Divisional Programme. To assist managers in maintaining an effective share of the Building Control market, whilst ensuring that statutory requirements and corporate objectives are achieved. Responsibilities: To undertake the professional duties of the service in accordance with currentlegislation, including enforcement of the building regulations, reporting to senior building control officer on a regular basis. To provide expert advice on routine building control matters to the public, builders, other outside agencies and to other Council officers being aware of the implications of that advice on the expenditure incurred as a result of the advice given. To make decisions on routine building regulation matters both as part of an application and on site, referring complex matters for advice from more senior officers or from specialists. To undertake site inspections on temporary structures and report findings to senior building control officer. To identify when to use measuring equipment and to use such equipment in an appropriate manner including checking the setting out of structures also recommend when to employ specialist agency to measurements. To identify when to use measuring equipment and to use such equipment in an appropriate manner including checking the setting out of structures also recommend when to employ specialist agency to measurements. To undertake assessments of dangerous structure and emergency situations, under supervision, from time to time.Requirements: · At least 4 years proven professional experience in relevant building control disciplines with Btec (Higher) or equivalent relevant building related qualification or 2 years proven professional experience in relevant building control disciplines with a relevant building control disciplines with a relevant degree/IBC part 2 qualification Public Sector experience is desired.Please apply with your CV and Taylor Lynch from the London Office will be in touch. For a confidential chat about your application please contact the Public Sector team on (phone number removed) Still searching? Not all of our vacancies are on our website yet. We're happy to provide a tailored careers guidance service, so for the best chance of finding your ideal opportunity, get in touch with one of our specialist consultants and we will be able to support you with your job search. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business
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