Job description

As a Housing Supply Officer, you will be working with the market to improve the supply of TA and PRS Housing to fulfil the LA homelessness duties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Negotiating with managing agents and landlords to procure and renew various forms of leased temporary and settled accommodation, to meet the needs of homeless clients to whom the Council has a statutory responsibility.
  • Monitoring, maintaining and carrying out all duties and responsibilities to achieve the target levels of procurement within timescales.
  • Negotiating with managing agents, landlords and tenants to procure and allocate suitable private rented accommodation as a homeless prevention measure, or as a means of discharging duty for clients accommodated in temporary accommodation.
  • Ensuring all acquisition and housing data is accurately recorded on notes and IT systems.
  • Monitoring, maintaining and carrying out all duties and responsibilities to achieve the target levels of procurement within timescales.
  • Acting as a first point of contact and offer advice when dealing with landlord, managing agent and tenant enquiries and complaints, which arise as part of your day-to-day activity and through dedicated channels of communication.
  • Carrying out all accountabilities in compliance with the Council’s Policies and Procedures.


  • A sound knowledge of current legislation related to the acquisition and leasing of property used as TA and PRS Housing.
  • Knowledge of Housing Law (Landlord & Tenant).
  • Demonstrating the effective use of time and resources to meet challenging targets and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Can use initiative to prioritise a heavy workload with several work streams independently of others.
  • Experience of working with several parties to achieve a successful outcome.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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