Community Development Manager - Housing

Networx Recruitment
Wythenshawe, Manchester
£47,000 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Employment, Housing / neighbourhood management, Supported / sheltered housing, Tenant services, Tenancy representative
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Community Development Manager - Housing

£47,000 per annum

Wythenshawe, Manchester

Full Time Permanent


We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Development Manager to join our Community and Neighbourhood Development team.


The main responsibilities will include: 

  • Effective management of neighbourhood and community development services including employment support, business start-up, strategic and operational youth and play services, and significant externally funded contracts to ensure they meet contractual and funding obligations
  • Collaborating with partners, the community and internal teams across the business to identify and understand the strengths, aspirations and challenges for communities, and tenants and residents in Wythenshawe and empowering them to act on the things that are important to them.
  • Working alongside colleagues across the business to develop and source funding, resources, and partnerships to meet community development objectives.
  • Promote the use of community assets, ensuring they are accessible to all sections of the community to better understand and deliver community development services.


Prior experience of a management role in the community development sector is essential


We are one of the largest registered housing providers in Greater Manchester – uniquely positioned within Wythenshawe’s ‘Garden City’. WCHG is an inclusive employer where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose. Investment is key to enabling staff teams to feel empowered and trusted to deliver their best work.    


This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference in the Wythenshawe Community… but more than that, with every job role comes a competitive salary, great pension scheme, holiday that will increase with each year of service, flexible working, an employee assistance and health care plan including staff benefits, professional membership, and excellent ongoing learning opportunities.

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