Service Lead - Kent, Surrey & Sussex
Supported Housing Manager – Southeast England & Kent – Reputable Charity – Social Working Hours – Competitive Pay Rate – Long Term Vacancy
Do you have management experience in the social care or social housing industry? Looking for your next project?
A responsible and progressive charity, aiming to provide social justice and support to vulnerable groups of people across the UK; victims of domestic violence, ex-offenders, young people, people with mental health difficulties and those struggling with substance misuse. They are a well-established organisation with a positive market reputation and over 20 years of experience in supported living.
This company are currently operating supported housing services for rehabilitating ex-offenders that have left a prison setting. The service ensures the instilling of independent living skills, positive wellbeing and personal development within ex-offenders, working towards their bettering of life and prevention of repeat offending.
Supported Housing Managers will be working full-time hours; 35-hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5PM. You will have an on-call requirement for 1 in 4 weeks per month.
Competitive pay rates; Supported Housing Managers are paid £24.70 (Umbrella).
Contract length will be 6-months, before consideration for extension and/or permanence.
You will be based remotely, but will cover patches across Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Candidates will need to be located within one of the above counties.
Mileage contribution will be paid from the nearest office to the first property, at £0.45 per mile.
Managing a team of staff, ensuring their ability to deliver housing management and support functions to service users in supported housing, including caseload management and the creation of support plans and risk assessments.
Ensuring void time is minimised and rent collection done in a timely manner.
Overseeing the day-to-day service management, including health & safety, maintenance and budget management.
Developing and maintaining key relationships with external stakeholders to enable multi-agency work.
Experience in a senior capacity within a relevant industry, such as social care, social housing or local authority work.
Proven working knowledge and experience of social housing management, including the processes involved in welfare & benefits and tenancy management.
5 years of experience in social housing or social care.
Housing membership or relevant qualifications, including CIH (Chartered Institution of Housing) or BA in Housing Management.
Understanding of relevant legal framework and eviction/notice processes.
CV Enhancing Organisation; this charity are trailblazers in their work, providing vital support to vulnerable adults and young people across the UK, receiving awards for both their contribution to British society and their employment standards for those they hire.
Work-life balance; successful Supported Housing Managers will have the ability to manage their own working week and caseload, with an allowance of remote working between service-based work, as well as social working hours and various employee wellbeing support schemes.
Meaningful work; Supported Housing Managers will truly see the fruits of their labour whilst ensuring that their service users progress and succeed in their reintegration to mainstream society and enablement of independent living skills.
Should you be interested in this role, please get in touch and apply today.
Maybe you know someone else who may be interested? We offer a £250.00 referral fee for successful referral placements