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Are you an experienced and ambitious Team Manager who has worked preventing homelessness? Do you have the adaptable leadership style it takes to motivate, support, direct and collaborate with others?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Team Manager to join our Intensive Housing and Advice Support Service in Lewisham. In this role you will work with individuals and their families to prevent homelessness and improve long-term positive outcomes, which is at the heart of our service. Creating stability with housing is fundamental to improving the quality of life of our customers.
About the role
Reporting to Senior Team Manager you will be responsible for managing a team of eight Case Officers and Support Assistants, providing sound leadership, supervision and support.
Key responsibilities, but not limited to:
We are looking for individuals who have a minimum 2 years’ experience of working within a management capacity. It is essential that you have experience of working within the housing sector, specifically providing housing related support.
You will be confident in providing remedies to complex evictions and welfare rights cases, as well as procedures to managing incidents and accidents as well as safeguarding (adults and children).
You will have sound knowledge of the housing sector and be up to date with current legislation and government frameworks.
Helping people is your passion and at the core of all you do, you understand the types of issues affecting vulnerable adults and young people who require housing related support.
You will be a role model for the team and demonstrate our behaviours; collaboration, ambition, respect, excellence and engagement.
One Housing helps people to ‘live better’ by providing high quality homes and care across London and the south east. We manage approximately 16,000 homes and have plans to build 3,500 more by 2020. We also care for over 11,000 people to help them live independently.
We build and sell new homes on the open market or rent them out commercially to raise money for more affordable homes and for services for our customers. In the last three years we have delivered more than 1,500 new affordable homes to help meet the housing shortage. We offer a wide range of housing options including homes for affordable rent, shared ownership, private rent and private sale.
We work hard to make a positive difference to our residents’ lives by promoting aspiration, independence and well-being through a range of training and support services.
One Housing values the diversity of our workforce and we welcome job applications from all parts of the communities which we serve.
If you feel you meet the above criteria for this role please apply now, attaching a copy of your CV and a short statement explaining why you feel you are suitable for the position.
Closing date Thursday 22 March