Team Manager - Homelessness (Part Time)

£29,567 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Peabody are looking for an experienced part-time (18.75 hrs per week), Team Manager on Fixed-Term Contract until the end of March 2022, at our Chelmsford vulnerable families and single people’s homeless services. Offered as a secondment opportunity for current Peabody employees.

As a pro-active, assertive manager you will motivate, develop and coach staff to provide excellent quality support to our customers, plus, in partnership with Housing Management Teams ensure our customers have access to good quality, safe and secure accommodation.


You will be compassionate with excellent communication skills; able to positively respond to and implement change and possess a natural talent in building excellent partnerships with both your staff and a range of community partners including housing teams.


As a natural problem solver, you will identify and implement improvements to service delivery and will possess excellent knowledge and understanding of the issues facing single homeless people and vulnerable families including housing management practices and housing/tenancy law. You will inspire innovation within services to help support our customer’s positive journeys to settled housing and independence.


A flexible, fair and consistent attitude is required, including high-quality staff management, organisational and report writing/Key Performance  Indicator (KPI) reporting skills. You are able to positively represent us organisationally and champion safeguarding and equality and diversity.

Motivation, dedication, compassion and the ability to do what is right are key attributes of yours.

Due to our locations drivers are required for these roles with their own mode of transport. 


Some evening/weekend working may be required and involvement in our on-call rota is essential (which will include an extra payment). 


Working days/times flexible and to be discussed at interview.


For more information, please call the hiring manager Claire on: 07534 223059.

Should a suitable candidate be appointed, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.




At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.


Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.


About Peabody

About us

Peabody has nearly 160 years of history, experience and expertise. We were founded in 1862 by the remarkable American banker, diplomat and philanthropist, George Peabody. With over 67,000 homes, we’re one of the largest housing providers in London and the South East.

What we do

We deliver services to 133,000 residents, 16,000 care and support customers as well as the wider communities in which we work.

We are here to help make people’s lives better. We do this by developing and delivering reliably good modern services, building and maintaining the best quality developments, working with local communities and building long-term partnerships, and  growing and using our position of influence to create positive change.

We focus on those who need our help the most, working with people and communities to build resilience and promote wellbeing. We create and invest in great places where people want to live.

Working for us

We're a thriving human and kind organisation with people at our heart.

If you join us you'll be part of something special: fulfilling your ambitions and working with people who truly care.

We offer a variety of career and development opportunities, and a range of flexible benefits. You'll also have the chance to work with colleagues who want to help people make the most of their lives. We need talented employees who want to make a difference. If this sounds like you we can’t wait to meet you.

Our performance

We're committed to being transparent in the way we conduct our business and how we deliver value for money. We attained Government regulatory judgements of G1 for Governance.

Find Us
0845 055 0261
45 Westminster Bridge Road
United Kingdom
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