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Sheltered Housing Manager

Up to £321.45 per hour
 
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Olivia Crush Recruitment Consultant – Operational Support & Admin

Job Description

MMP Consultancy are looking to recruit to a Sheltered Housing Manager join a fantastic Local Authority based in Hammersmith on a temporary contract.

To ensure the delivery of an enhanced housing management service which continually improves the quality of life and satisfaction with services for older & vulnerable residents and maximises the opportunity to co-ordinate and work with key partners and stakeholders.

This is a temporary position paying £321.45 per day Umbrella.

Duties:

* Ensure through effective day to day management that the team delivers and continually improves a comprehensive enhanced housing management service to help residents maintain their tenancy and ensure they are able to access and receive a range of housing and support services.
* Build an effective team through leadership and personal example so that team members are fully engaged and delivering an excellent service.
* Ensure there is systematic monitoring and inspection of sheltered housing schemes to provide secure, clean and well maintained communal areas and services.
* Ensure that vacant properties are passed to and received back from repairs and let within required timescales and that there is efficient, prompt and appropriate resettlement of new customers to reduce the loss of revenue and improve satisfaction for new tenants in terms of access to local services, health & safety checks and knowledge of the schemes facilities.
* Ensure revenue loss is minimised through the team's effective management of rent arrears and the maximisation of resident's access to financial assistance by promoting and facilitating a wide range of financial inclusion.
* Ensure there is effective reporting and monitoring of household repairs for residents less able to do so and that the handy person scheme is effectively utilised to provide a more accessible and tailored service.
* Ensure that there is the consistent facilitation and promotion of social activities within the schemes and co-ordination of the use of communal lounges and guest rooms to enhance the quality of life for residents.
* Develop and ensure adherence to the service level agreement, systems, administration, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and welfare of residents and the management of schemes and services.
* Implement scheme based and co-ordinated resident involvement so that residents can contribute to the development of strategies, policies and plans and resident satisfaction is continuously improved.
* Attend and service quarterly sheltered housing forums.
* Ensure there are effective day to day working relationships with the support and care service providers and other stakeholders including a seamless and appropriate response to emergencies.
* Deliver a service which promotes equality and diversity by giving equal and fair access and the identification and resolution of perceived or real inequalities.
* Lead and contribute to budget planning, control expenditure and deliver ways to improve value for money by reducing costs.
* Develop and maintain effective relationships with relevant stakeholders including the internal and external customers (tenants and leaseholders), colleagues, residents groups and community organisations.

Skills & Abilities

* Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Council policies in relation to equal opportunity, customer care and service delivery, and the ability to implement these policies in the workplace
* Educated to degree level or trained and qualified in supported housing, for example NVQ Level 4 or sufficient experience to demonstrate ability.
* Significant experience of managing a team of Specialist Housing Officers, working with vulnerable customers.
* Experience of working within a performance management framework and reporting on KPIs and outcomes.
* Track record of success working in a customer facing service and dealing sensitively and effectively with customer issues, specifically with older and vulnerable customers.
* Experience of dealing with safeguarding issues and managing robust systems to ensure alerts are dealt with efficiently and sensitively.

Title: Sheltered Housing Manager
Location: Brent
Salary: £321.45 per day Umbrella

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