Housing & Support Manager

£31,620 plus car user allowance of £2,000
01 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Housing & Support Manager

Location: Travelling around Bedford based schemes

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week

Fixed term contract for up to 12 months (covering maternity leave)

Salary: £31,620 plus car user allowance of £2,000


bpha is a Housing Association located in the Oxford to Cambridge corridor, which is committed to providing its customers with high quality, value for money services whilst continuing to develop energy efficient, sustainable and affordable housing.

We are currently seeking a Housing and Support Manager to join us.  In this role, you will manage Retirement Living tenancies in and around bedford whilst providing leadership to the team to deliver efficiently managed retirement housing.


What you will be doing: 

  • Leading a team to ensure that excellent customer service levels are delivered to our retirement living residents.  
  • Working closely and intensively with residents who need additional support in order to maintain their tenancies.
  • Developing and regularly reviewing support plans for all residents.
  • Proactively managing allocations, rent accounts, void loss, anti social behaviour and the general health and safety of the schemes. 


We’d love to meet someone with:  

  • Strong customer care skills ideally gained in a social housing or tenancy management role. 
  • An understanding of the needs of older people.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to plan and prioritise a varied workload.
  • People management skills although training can be provided in this area.  ​


Amongst what we offer you is: 

  • £31,620 plus £2,000 car user allowance 
  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays!
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Private health care
  • Opportunities for development and professional training
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Retail discount scheme



Please note the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS application and this will need to be returned and verified by bpha before a start date can be provided.

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.