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Control Room and CCTV Team Leader

Networx Recruitment
SK1 3NQ, Stockport
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

Control Room & CCTV Team Leader 

Location: Stockport  

Salary: £37,366 


The Vacancy  

Full time, permanent – 38.5 hours per week  

Closing date: 25th February 2024 

Interview date: 6th March 2024 


The role of the Control Room and CCTV Team Leader is an exciting and important new role for Stockport Homes Group (SHG) in the newly restructured CCTV Control Room. The role will take operational responsibility for the organisations CCTV service and ‘Out of Hours’ response in the event of an emergency. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Lead a team of operators that provide daily 24/7/365 monitoring of the public space and housing stock CCTV along with responding to fire alarm activations plus providing security for our customers, achieving the best outcomes for the public and our customers. 

  • Undertake these duties at evenings and weekends on a 4 on 4 off rota system supporting the delivery of a 24/7/365 service 

  • Co-ordinate duties during shifts including managing and planning the rota cover and taking responsibility for the allocation of work making operational decisions based upon resources and skills within the team. 

  • Be the first point of contact for escalated customer enquiries. 

  • Undertake all elements of staff management including 121s, values conversations, sickness, disciplinary, recruitment and selection and carry out induction training for new operators. 

  • Collaborate and work closely with partners to maximise resources and deliver shared outcomes. 

  • Provide full duties of an Emergency Control Room & CCTV Operator 

  • Support the CCTV & Emergency Planning Manager to embed policies and procedures ensuring they are effectively implemented. 

  • Assist with collating data for the CCTV & Emergency Planning Manager and Head of Service 

  • Undertake The team also support our Neighbourhoods and Safer Neighbourhoods services, by working pro-actively as One Team to keep tenants safe and secure. 


Our ideal candidate will: 

  • Undertake these duties at evenings and weekends on a 4 on 4 off rota system supporting our role as 24/7/365 Service Provider 

  • Lead, manage and engage staff effectively. 

  • Use a range of IT packages including ASB case management system and Microsoft packages. 

  • Understand the current issues faced by social housing customers. 

  • Engage with staff and customers, building up good working relationships that are based on trust and respect. 

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills. 

  • Build effective relationships with a wide range of agencies and partners 

  • Deal sensitively with complex problems and issues raised 

  • Demonstrate good organisation and time management skills. 

  • Be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work using own initiative. 

  • Be able to obtain an SIA licence (facilitated by SHG) 

  • Be a great role model who is energised by fast paced work. 

  • Be Patient, caring and emotionally intelligent. 

  • Draw the best out in people 

  • Be reliable and organised with a pragmatic approach to facilitate effective problem solving. 

  • Be able to apply knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and procedures to support the delivery of an excellent service to customers. 


Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by Disclosure Scotland and satisfactory enhanced employment references going back 5 years and will be required to obtain and SIA licence which will be funded by SHG 


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