Housing Navigator (Homelessness)
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 2215H
  • Published: Mon 22/05/2023, 10:53 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/06/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours hours per week
  • Salary: £34,474 - £38,276
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Runnymede Borough Council, Multiple sites accross the Borough, Surrey

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Housing Navigator (Homelessness)

Housing Navigator – 2 Year FTC

£34,474 - £38,276 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience

37 Hours Per Week Hybrid working


About the role

The Housing Navigator role is to develop and implement a housing offer to rough sleepers and single applicants in Runnymede.  The role will involve supporting rough sleepers, single homeless households and those vulnerably housed to access housing pathways and to progress towards a life away from the street.

A key objective of the role will be to develop Runnymede’s offer to single people with a housing need to meet our Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy objectives in line with the Government’s commitment to ending rough sleeping.

About you

We are looking for a capable and ambitious individual to join our team. You will have experience of working within a housing background and be passionate about supporting individuals away from rough sleeping. You will be a team player who is articulate, resilient, organised, and motivated to work well under pressure delivering first class housing services.

About Runnymede

Runnymede is an ambitious, passionate, and progressive council with a forward- thinking attitude and award-winning departments. As a Borough Council, we are committed to our four core values and goals which we demonstrate through our ongoing policies and projects.  We are always keen to improve our services and welcome innovative and proactive individuals who are open minded and have a positive approach in supporting our vision. 

This is an exciting time to join Runnymede Borough Council as we develop and improve initiatives to meet the Government’s target of ending rough sleeping, an ambition that we share for Runnymede and set out to achieve in our Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy.  This important post will see you lead on our “no second night out” scheme, be the first point of contact to respond to reports of a rough sleepers and to build excellent relationships to ensure a joined-up service offer to those with support needs and/or at risk of rough sleeping, whilst ensuring outstanding customer service at all times.


  • Hybrid working, generally 3 days in the office, 2 days working from home
  • Flexible working 7am-7pm (Core hours are 10-11.30am & 2.30pm-4pm) and Flexi-leave
  • 28 Days annual leave, plus 8 days bank holidays and 1 extra day at Christmas
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Payment of one professional membership per annum
  • Cycle to work + further related discounts
  • Season ticket loan
  • Health and Dental insurance plan after 3 years’ service
  • Mileage allowance

How to apply

For more information on the role and to apply please visit: Runnymede Borough Council Jobs | Surrey Jobs

We are passionate about building an inclusive and diverse workforce and we welcome applications from candidates with a variety of backgrounds, skills and abilities. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@runnymede.gov.uk or on 01932 425516 who will be able to assist you.

For an informal chat about this role please contact Terri Holloway, Housing Solutions Manager (Homelessness) on 01932-425836 or terri.holloway@runnymede.gov.uk

Closing Date: 12th June 2023

Interview Date(s): 22nd June 2023

If you do not hear from us within two weeks from the closing date you have not been successful on this occasion. Thank you for considering Runnymede Borough Council.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below. Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment.

If it is difficult for you to apply online please contact us at Human Resources, Runnymede Borough Council, Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2AH.

Email: humanresources@runnymede.gov.uk. or Telephone: 01932 425517.

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