Head of Sustainable Communities - Social Housing
£56,580 per annum + 10% car allowance
Full Time, Permanent (part time hours 30+ per week also considered)
Closing date: Monday 17th January 2022 at 9am
Interview date: Thursday 10th February 2022
Our client is looking for a forward-thinking, strategic leader to shape and deliver outstanding services that make a difference to their customers' lives, as well as making their homes and communities great places to live.
You will have a motivational leadership style and coaching methodology focused on bringing the best out of individuals and teams. You will be customer focused and ensure that they continue to learn and grow by exceeding their customer expectations. As part of the senior management group, you will ensure the delivery of the Housing & Communities Strategy, providing a leadership that is inclusive and creates a culture of trust. You will ensure that they have appropriate structures in place to support customers in paying their rent and sustaining their home.
You will have a motivational leadership style and coaching methodology focused on bringing the best out of individuals and teams. You will be an advocate for change, have proven experience of initiating and driving change for communities. With management experience within either Income, Communities or Independent Living Services, you will be accustomed to creating strategies that promote community cohesion and economic engagement. You will have a positive attitude and display accountable behaviours and values to ensure continued growth that benefits their customers.
This post requires that the job holder is subject to a DBS check at a basic level.
What they can offer in return:
- 32 days annual leave plus bank holidays and holiday buy back scheme
- Agile Working
- Pension Scheme - bdht offers a Defined Contribution pension, administered by the Social Housing Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Mental Health First Aiders
- Healthcare Cash Back Scheme
- Retail Discounts
- Free Parking and Free Refreshments
- Life insurance is also available to members of the pension scheme
Our client employs 157 people and is dedicated to providing excellent services to their customers by having excellent staff. They are very much a learning organisation. They have a major commitment to identifying transferable skills within their employees and creating opportunities for individuals to Grow.
They are a people based organisation and their people are actively encouraged to 'bring their whole selves to work'. The things that are important to you become important to them too.
They believe in their people, and actively support them based upon three core themes: ‘Look after yourself’, ‘Look after your colleagues’ and ‘Look after the business’.
They are a great employer who pays fairly and has excellent terms and conditions. But above all they absolutely recognise that good performance is linked to happy staff, so they actively encourage fun and expect that it is part of the normal working day.