West Berkshire Council is seeking to recruit an experienced housing manager who is looking for a challenge in an exciting and wide ranging role which covers both operational and strategic areas of work.
As a member of the Housing Service management team, you will be providing strategic support to the Housing Strategy and Operations Manager by assisting to develop strategies, service plans, policies, procedures and carrying out research as required for the successful delivery of the housing service.
With the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act, there is a role in carrying out reviews and complaints as well as managing the delivery of the Rough Sleeping Initiative projects which have just received funding. The role also includes overseeing the delivery of affordable housing.
You must have extensive experience in housing in operations and strategy, an understanding of current housing legislation and national and local policy issues as well as experience of partnership working.
You will need to be edcuated to degree level, with a professional qualification in Housing and have CIH membership.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.
Please contact Sally Kelsall on 01635 519403 for an informal chat about this role