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Neighbourhood Manager - South London & South East
Contract: Temporary – 6 months
Hours: Full-time - 35 hours/week
People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy. We have 3350 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team.
About the Role
You will lead our housing management team in the South London and the South East, ensuring we provide a great service for our tenants. Our housing in the South London and the South East ranges from accessible general needs properties to a specialist housing schemes, and the area takes in South and South West London, Surrey, Kent and East Sussex.
You will manage a dispersed team delivering all our local housing management services and will be expected to achieve stretching and ambitious targets. Tenant engagement is key to Habinteg’s success and you will be responsible to leading on engagement initiatives.
You will be an experienced housing professional, with extensive experience of generic housing management in the social housing sector. You will have excellent management and leadership skills and be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Habinteg’s inclusive housing mission.
You will need to show a track record of achievement and ambition, both in your previous roles and in your own personal development.
You will be flexible and agile in your approach, being able to adapt your approach to different circumstances and service demands.
You will need great written and verbal communication skills. You will be expected to contribute to the development of policy and practice, so skills in these areas are required.
The role requires the ability to drive and access to a car. Occasional overnight stays and working outside usual office hours will also be required.
Closing date: Thursday 28th October
Interview date: TBC
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
Tel: 020 7822 8700
For more than 50 years, we have worked to provide inclusive and accessible homes and neighbourhoods. With over 3,300 properties in England and Wales across 86 Local Authorities, we are as passionate as ever about what accessible homes can mean for the lives of people who need them.
We aim to help other providers and decision makers to understand the social and business case for building accessible communities. We do this by sharing both our technical expertise and the insights we gain working with our own tenants and other disabled people looking for accessible places to live.