Salary: £31,465 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Thursday 06 May 2021 at 9am
How to apply: To apply, please visit our website www.ymcadlg.org/vacancies/
If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, you can speak to the Recruiting Manager. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and your query will be forwarded.
About the role
If you have a passion for working with young people and the drive and determination to develop and deliver an outstanding service, we want to hear from you.
YMCA Downslink Group are looking for a Project Manager to join our Transitional Housing Project which provides a low support housing offer for young people who are almost tenancy ready. We currently provide transitional housing for 132 young people aged 18 to 35, across Eastbourne, Hastings and Bexhill. Supported by Homes England grant funding, the scheme enables us to lease empty properties from private landlords and refurbish them to a good standard, to provide affordable and safe accommodation for young people in housing need.
In this position you will be able to develop new skills in an exciting project which maximises choice and control for young people. This is an exciting, flexible management role which will give you the chance to develop new skills in a creative way
• Oversight the housing management for a range of properties across the county.
• Develop this valuable service with residents and our partners from across the county.
• Oversee the day to day operation of the service to ensure that the requirements of the service specification are met.
• Excellent communication and management skills.
• A sound knowledge of safeguarding, relevant housing law, landlord and housing management responsibilities.
• Experience of providing and/or overseeing housing management and maintenance services.
• Experience of managing a team to deliver an exceptional service to young people.
• A driving licence and access to a car.
The post holder may have previously held a position as a Deputy Manager or Senior Project Worker a local authority or housing association/project.
The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.
YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please note that we will be reviewing applications on a weekly basis.
Please note that we do not accept CVs. When submitting your application please save your application form as ‘your full name APPLICATION’ and put the job title/location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where or PDF (we cannot accept Pages) via email.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.