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Housing Manager

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom
Real Estate
Immediate Start
£22 - £23.1 Hourly
Contract/Project
Our client is recruiting for a Housing Manager to join their team ASAP until March 2019 with possible extension.

Role:

The Housing Manager will line manage 3 Team Leaders who manage Options, Preventions, and Trainee Roles across housing solutions. The successful Housing Manager will also ensure compliance with legislation and to meet targets and objectives in housing demand set by the Local Authority.

Main duties:

* Responsible for interpreting legislation, codes of practice and guidance. Review and develop working practices and policies in light of legislative changes etc, to meet requirements
* Responsible for development and delivery of the Council's Homelessness strategy, including delivery of Assistance and advice programmes, to achieve strategic objectives, safe and affordable housing sustainability, and to maximise public and private investment in the Housing stock
* Responsible for capital and revenue budget management for locality team activity, including the joint responsibility for a capital programme of around £3M and revenue budget of £1.5M. Responsible for monitoring and providing management information to Head of Service, Senior Management and Members
* Responsible for a specialist area of Housing Solutions (Private Sector Housing or Housing Needs/Demands) for the Council, providing guidance, advice and support to senior managers and team, including preparation of reports and attendance at committees, tribunals and corporate groups as required. To maintain excellent working knowledge of legislation/guidance and changes that might impact the service and Council
* Prepare, interpret and present complex reports, documents, spreadsheets, etc. Properly handle evidence, records and data to ensure confidentiality, evidence integrity, data protection and freedom of information requirements are met.

Requirements:

* Minimum of 2 years experience in Housing Management
* Experience in preparing management and technical reports relating to Housing Needs/Demand or related Housing issues
* Knowledge of Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
* Knowledge of Housing Act 96
* Degree or higher such as MSc, HNC Building Studies
* Experience of a leadership role in a LA context of Housing Needs or related Housing service
* Financial awareness and experience of budget setting processes
* Experience of market research/data collection and statistical analysis.

Please Note:

This role requires a valid UK driving licence, and Basic DBS valid within 12 months.

Working Monday-Friday, 8:30-17:00.

£22 per hour PAYE, inside IR35.

Disclaimer: By applying for this role, you give consent for your information to be forwarded to our Client(s) and information of which may be retained within our databases

Reference: 620368930

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