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Director of Care and Supported Housing

Hightown Housing Association Limited
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
£124,319pa plus benefits
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Housing / neighbourhood management, Tenant services, Executive & Senior, Senior management
Salary Band
Over £60,000, £110k+
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

At Hightown, we’re a charitable housing association that builds homes and supports people.  We provide affordable homes and a wide range of care and supported housing services across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.  Our aim is to deliver demonstrable social value and impact in all of our activities. 

We are seeking to recruit a Director of Care and Supported Housing who is able to encourage and nurture a positive workplace culture that provides excellent care and support to our residents and service users. 

Who we are looking for

We’re keen to recruit a Director of Care and Supported Housing who can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do.  Our values are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

About the role

Part of the Hightown Leadership Team, you will be responsible for effectively delivering services through around 80 care and supported housing schemes in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. You will lead the growth and development of new services ensuring that all services are viable and can provide high standards of housing, care and support. 

Are you looking to join a dynamic and rapidly growing housing and support provider?

An experienced senior manager and leader, you’ll be able to demonstrate:

  • Good knowledge of social care
  • Experience in working in the social care sector in a senior position, preferably in a housing association
  • Excellent Communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Experience of strategic and business planning and policy formulation
  • The ability to analyse data and produce reports and presentations

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you or you want to have an informal chat, please contact us on 01442 292277 or

The benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a considerable benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including bank holidays, rising with service
  • Annual bonuses based on satisfactory performance and attendance
  • Regular reviews of salary and cost of living
  • An organisational commitment to employee health and wellbeing
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary and a workplace pension scheme.
  • Free on-site gym

To apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification.  We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages.  Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Closing date: 05/11/2021

Interviews will be held: 15/11/2021

Please ensure we receive your application in good time.  If you do not receive confirmation please call us on 01442 292277.



Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.


Building homes. Supporting people.


  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams


Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Find Us
01442 292309
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom
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