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Housing Services Manager

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Tunbridge Wells - Town Hall, Kent
£56,145 per annum
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Housing / neighbourhood management, Tenant services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority
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Job Details

Are you a great leader looking to share your ideas and expertise?

We are looking for a new manager to lead our Housing Service in this non stock holding authority.

You will be taking on a well established set of teams that have an excellent reputation for delivering high quality response services but who want to continue to improve in this challenging housing market.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Housing, Health & Environment, you’ll be responsible for 23 members of staff covering homelessness prevention, allocations, private sector housing, and the provision of affordable housing. You will also be the Council’s Safeguarding Operational Lead.

Following a successful bid to the Homes England Next Steps Accommodation Programme we are keen to explore new investment opportunities through grant funding and the use of the section 106 developer contributions that we hold.

You’ll be working to reducing the use of emergency housing and continue our work on proactive projects to end rough sleeping.

About You:

An experienced housing manager with a good understanding of government policy you’ll be an inspirational manager bringing out the best in your staff and making the most of our stakeholder relationships for the benefit of all.

This position attracts excellent benefits which include: Local Government CARE pension, 32 days annual leave (increasing to 35 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service), as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.

To find out more take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification below.  For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Gary Stevenson, Head of Housing, Health & Environment by email;

This is a politically restricted post. 

Our competency framework describes what's expected from our employees in terms of attitudes and behaviors. To view our core competencies, click here

To stay up to date with our latest vacancies and what it’s like to work here you can follow us on twitter @TWBC_Jobs and LinkedIn @TWellsCouncil

Interviews: Friday, 20 August and Monday, 23 August 2021

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