North London - Enfield and Haringey
Christian Action Housing are an established North London Housing Association, working across four boroughs - Enfield, Barnet, Haringey and Waltham Forest. Our purpose is to identify local needs, to respond to these needs with local solutions and to provide excellent services. We invest in high quality housing, support and services that are affordable and accessible to those in housing need.
We are currently seeking a Service Manager to work between 3 services, leading, supporting, motivating and developing a team of Support Workers whose aims are to support clients in maintaining their current occupancy agreement, to access education, employment and training and promote independence. Overall, you’ll ensure the delivery of a quality service which reflects best practice and adheres to all relevant legislation, policies, procedures and performance standards.
Our ideal candidate will have experience of working within a mental health setting, ideally with some knowledge of local mental health framework, and will have a clear understanding of working with the needs and requirements of vulnerable young people, including within the context of safeguarding. You’ll be a strong manager who can motivate and lead others and you’ll have experience of the housing sector including managing dispersed accommodation (housing management, health and safety etc). It’s essential that you have knowledge of welfare benefits (Universal Credit, Housing Benefit, LHA, JSA/ESA and Income Support) and housing (and relevant legislation). You should also be organised, confident and possess strong IT skills with the ability to respond to out of hours emergencies by participating in an on call rota.
The closing date for this role is Thursday 16th May.