Head of Housing Services

LN5 7HW, Lincoln
£53,040 per annum plus car provision
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Housing Services

Nottingham, Birmingham, Boston, Peterborough, Rushden, Lincoln, Grimsby, Oakham or Walsall

£53,040 per annum plus car provision

Permanent, Full Time


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing, motivated person to join our clients Housing Team as their Head of Housing.


Do you have a passion to make a real difference to organisational success? Well this may be the role for you.


The Role

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?


Our client wants to deliver excellent Housing Services that foster positive communities, enabling them to offer great homes, provide great services and improve lives.


As Head of Housing you will:

  • Operationally lead their housing teams and continue to drive performance and a culture of service excellence. Working in partnership with the Director of Housing to deliver on a range of projects and objectives that truly will Improve Lives for their customers - in line with their Group business plan and wider Improving Lives Agenda
  • Manage a multi-functional team of Housing Service and Legal Enforcement Managers, you will lead, motivate and develop their skills empowering them to drive their services forward
  • Maintain close links with the Head of Income Services and Head of Property Services to ensure that there is a holistic approach across Housing Services to deliver the services that their customers want and that their business can sustain


As a values-led organisation, with values that include ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of communities they want to create for their customers.


This role had the option to be based at any of their main offices across the East and West Midlands.


About You

They are looking for a Head of Housing to ensure that they deliver their Housing Services strategy aligned to their Improving Lives Strategy 2025 and to continue the harmonisation journey to ensure their services are fully aligned and consistent across all their areas.


As Head of Housing you will:

  • Have experience of managing dispersed teams across a wide service area and can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a real desire to work collaboratively across other directorates to deliver shared aims and objectives and the ability to constructively challenge to improve their services is a necessity.
  • Possess the ability to work closely with partners and effectively rollout new ways of working with a clear methodology are crucial for the success of the Strategy and their service area


If you want to be at the forefront of change and innovation at an exciting time for their business and truly want to make a difference, they look forward to meeting you!


About Them

They are one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of their customers and their colleagues through their shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.


You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.


Why Apply

They value and respect their people. They recognise that their success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so they want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of the Group means living their values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through their values that they will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within their local communities and creating places where people want to live.


Benefits Package

They offer an attractive benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.


Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references.


PLEASE NOTE: They can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.


Equal Opportunities

They are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applicants that reflects the diverse communities they work with. They invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.


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