Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Housing Manager

Senior Housing Manager
Ashford, Kent
Full time - Hybrid

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Housing Manager to join a team based in Ashford, Kent as a Senior Housing Manager, for a full time, temporary contract with an initial contract period of 4 months.

This is a hybrid role with 3 days a week minimum expectation in office to best supervise the team.

The Senior Housing Manager position will play a pivotal role in driving continuous improvement and ensuring that the services meet the needs of customers while fulfilling statutory duties.

This is a line management role and the postholder will lead and manage a team of technical and professional staff.

  • Extensive experience in Housing - 10 years

  • Previous experience of managing a team

  • Understanding and knowledge of statutory, legal and contractual framework around tenancy, homeowners and shared owners' management

  • Great problem solving abilities

  • Previous experience of repairs, specifically council house repairs is ideal

  • Ability to build excellent relationships across the business with all relevant stakeholders

  • Be IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft office applications and ability to learn and use appropriate in-house systems

  • Be self-motivated, assertive and confident

Role Expectations

  • Lead and manage a team of technical and professional staff, supporting them to deliver services effectively and efficiently, and ensuring customer needs are met.

  • Provide advice and guidance within your area of professional knowledge and experience to contribute to the Housing Service team.

  • Proactively contribute to corporate aims and objectives, leading and managing the implementation of new projects and initiatives.

  • Support Housing Service Managers in aligning plans, strategies, and policies with council objectives.

  • Assist in developing annual service plans and programs of work for Housing teams.

  • Prepare reports for and attend various meetings and committees as required.

  • Ensure appropriate portfolio holders are briefed on relevant issues.

  • Manage the Housing service General Fund and HRA budgets in collaboration with teams and finance colleagues.

  • Work in partnership with key stakeholders and represent the council on key groups when necessary.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV and cover letter now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Beth at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to