Neighbourhood Area Manager - Housing and Communities
£47,568 - £50,559
Full Time, Permanent
Our client is currently recruiting a Neighbourhood Area Manager to join the Neighbourhoods Team to help them deliver great housing services in Tower Hamlets.
You will champion your Neighbourhood Area, working closely with Councillors, communities and partners to help improve the life of local residents to ensure Tower Hamlets continues to deliver great services.
As a Neighbourhood Area Manager, you will have overall management of the Stepney & Wapping and the Bow & Poplar Neighbourhoods.
You will be required to develop and implement bespoke neighbourhood plans, be involved in the development of the service, provide creative and innovative solutions to problems within budget, manage contracts and ensure SLAs are delivered. In addition, you will also have direct line management responsibility for 3 team leaders ensuring staff development through coaching, appraisals, 1-1’s, performance management etc.
To be successful in the role, you will need to have experience of working with key external and internal stakeholders to ensure services are delivered successfully and experience of working in social housing. Contract, financial and budget management experience is also essential.
They are looking for someone who is highly motivated, flexible, committed and has a genuine desire to work with local people to improve their neighbourhoods and make Tower Hamlets a great place to live and work. You will be part of an organisation which puts residents at the heart of all its activities.
Their offer to applicants:
In return for you choosing to work with them they will offer you a range of great benefits, including:
- 26 days paid holiday each year rising to 31 days with service, plus all bank holidays
- A fantastic career-average pension scheme
- Salary Sacrifice schemes
- Amazing commercial discounts, including discounts at many gyms, shops, and restaurants
- Your voice heard through their staff forum and networking groups for women and LGBT staff
- Working as part of an inclusive workforce, serving a vibrant and diverse local community
- Newly refurbished offices, with free tea, coffee, fruit, and shower facilities (the team are currently working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic)
- Interest-free season ticket loans
Our client is a recognised Disability Confident employer and can guarantee an interview to all disabled candidates meeting the minimum essential criteria for the role.
They also pay a Community Language Allowance worth £50 per month to any member of staff who can provide services in community languages where this is required, such as Bengali and Somali.
How to apply?
If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form by clicking ‘Apply’ at the top of this page.
The closing date for this role is on 5pm, Monday 1 November 2021.
Short- listing for this role will take place immediately after the closing date. Written assessments and interviews will be held on Thursday and Friday 4 and 5 November 2021 so please ensure you are available on these dates as they are unable to reschedule.
The Selection Process
The selection process will include a written assessment and a panel interview.