Area Manager – Neighbourhood Services – Housing -Salary up to £28,857 pa, plus lease car subsidy or cash alternative of the lease car scheme of £2,080 pa - Closing date 16.02.2020
Are you a competent Housing Manager? Are you already providing a multi-disciplinary estate-based service to tenants?
We are looking for an experienced housing Area Manger to work within our Neighbourhood Management team who are responsible for delivering a range of estate-based services to tenants and residents. The successful candidate will work as part of a team of Area Managers delivering housing management and patch management processes and out-turns; and will liaise with tenants and residents to promote community cohesion and engagement. As an Area Manager you will need to have experience of working within a housing service for a local authority or a housing management focused organisation. You should also have an understanding of housing related legislation including anti-social behaviour and welfare rights. You will be responsible for delivering the day to day income arrears management ensuring welfare and debt management is provided for tenants, liaising with internal and external partners where necessary.
Additionally you should possess an ability to develop relationships and communicate effectively with others; plus with a willingness to work in a team and develop effective and supportive relationships with colleagues. You will be able to demonstrate that you can think creatively, work under pressure and prioritise effectively. Lastly you will be able to react to challenging circumstances while being sensitive and diplomatic.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Anthony Crossley on 01233 330464.
To apply for this role please visit the jobs page of our website and complete an application form at Ashford Borough Council website www.ashford.gov.uk
Closing date: 16.02.2020
Ashford Borough Council recognises the need to ensure the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults when they come into contact with the services we provide.