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Housing Association Manager

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
up to £40,000 per annum
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

Job Details

Mansfield Road Baptist Housing Association Ltd specifically provides accommodation for elderly people within the Nottingham area. The Association was formed in 1968 and has grown over the years. It now houses over 120 tenants in its four schemes of warden-aided apartments.

We’re now seeking a Housing Association Manager to take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Association, promoting a caring environment for tenants and staff through high standards of professional practice.

Managing a team of 4 resident Scheme Managers, you will ensure the daily needs of the tenants are met and encourage activities, for tenants, that will enhance their quality of life. You will run the reletting process for properties, maintaining waiting lists for each scheme, inspecting vacant apartments and organising redecoration and repairs as required. You will work with relevant Scheme Committees to ensure vacant apartments are allocated according to the Associations procedures, whilst preparing tenancy documents and standing order forms.

As the Housing Association Manager you will work with external contractors to ensure that all our schemes are maintained to a high standard.You will also set the annual rent increase in line with the Regulator of Social Housing’s guidance, increase service charges in line with increased costs and prepare costings for major repairs, improvements, and cyclical maintenance projects. As Housing Association Manager, you will also attend Scheme Committee meetings, take minutes, and prepare reports for Board meetings which take place every two months.

We’d like our Association Manager to be a natural leader – someone who has experience of working with elderly/vulnerable clients, in the private or social housing sector. With a friendly and confident manner, you will have experience of setting and managing budgets, procurement and managing contractors and third-party suppliers, as well as managing a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Confident and professional, you will understand legislation and regulations relating to Social Housing and be able to identify risks of non-compliance. With a positive attitude towards customer care, you will be flexible and adaptable, able to think strategically about how the Association can move forward.

Mansfield Road Baptist Housing Association Ltd reserve the right to bring the closing date forward should enough quality applications be received prior to the current closing date.


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Company info
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom

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