Decision details

Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 - Grant Funding

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Use of Flexible Homelessness Support Grant.


Further use of Flexible Homelessness Support Grant.


(1)        That in order to assist with meeting the additional duties introduced under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, a new Post of (1 FTE) Homelessness Strategy Officer be created on a temporary contract for 2 years and 8 months from April 2018 at cost of around £134,000 (£50,300 per annum) based on Grade 9 of the Council’s Pay Structure at mid-point subject to Job Evaluation including on-costs, funded from the total amount of the Government’s Homelessness Reduction Act Grant.

Report author: Roger Wilson

Publication date: 12/12/2017

Date of decision: 07/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/12/2017

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