Criminal Justice

Temporary Accommodation Visiting Officer

Job description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing relationships with accommodation providers and their staff.
  • Contributing towards the development and achievement of the annual business and service plans, as well as policies and procedures to ensure the service is effective, efficient and of a high standard.
  • Monitoring of all service provider contracts to deliver the objectives required from various service delivery contracts.
  • Being responsible for contract liaison with managing agents and individual landlords.
  • Fostering partnerships for working with the corporate procurement service in the development of schemes.
  • Ensuring all leased property documentation insurances and certificates are obtained and verified.
  • Responding to any complaints related to temporary accommodation.
  • Mentoring both new members of staff and staff from other areas in legislation practise, procedures, performance of duties and guidance in the acquisition of properties.


  • Certificate of high education; NVQ level 4; HND, BTEC Professional; and equivalent qualifications, or evidence of demonstrable application in the course of experience.
  • A good knowledge of all homelessness legislation as covered by the 1996 Housing Act.
  • A good knowledge of housing benefit rules and regulations, welfare benefits and issues relating to private rented tenancies.
  • Experience of working within a private rented sector housing industry.
  • Knowledge of temporary accommodation and the issues affecting people living in TA, their aspirations and vulnerability.
  • Experience of working in a customer focussed environment.
  • Enhanced DBS, dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

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 criminal justice giving you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

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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