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Independent Living Area Manager

Networx Recruitment
MK41 7BJ, Bedford
£38,426.20 per annum plus car allowance
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

Independent Living Area Manager 

Bedford (Hybrid working) 

£38,426.20 per annum plus car allowance 


Full time (37 hours per week) 


We are currently looking for a dedicated Independent Living Area Manager to lead our Specialist Housing in delivering high-quality services to our customers. If you possess a strong background in housing and working with customers with additional needs, we invite you to apply: 

What you will be doing: 

  • Effectively lead your team, clearly communicating departmental and organisational goals with a strong focus on customer strategy. 

  • Maintain comprehensive oversight of all case management within your team, ensuring proactive and preventative measures are implemented. 

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safeguarding by supporting team members in reporting and managing all resident-related cases. 

  • Lead efforts in liaising, networking, and negotiating with local authorities and support providers to enhance service delivery. 

  • Guide and inspire a specialist team to deliver services to a diverse range of customer with additional or complex needs. 


We’d love to meet someone with: 

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate, and develop a strong team. 

  • Extensive experience in tenancy and neighbourhood management. 

  • Solid experience working with vulnerable clients and a thorough understanding of safeguarding practices. 

  • Excellent knowledge of housing and related legislation, including the management of different tenures. 

  • Strong experience in debt management. 

  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with external organisations. 

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing abilities. 

  • Strong written communication and report writing skills. 


Amongst what we offer you is: 

  • A competitive salary of £38,426.20 per annum plus car allowance 

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays 

  • A generous contributory pension scheme 

  • Private health care 

  • Free life assurance 

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym 

  • Opportunities for learning and development 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Retail discount scheme 

  • Hybrid Working 

Closing date: 16th July 2024 

Interview date: To be confirmed 


Please note the successful candidate will need to complete an enhanced DBS application. 

We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible. 

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