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Housing Services Manager

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £37,849 - £39,782
Closing date Monday 1 April 2019 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held on 25/26 April 2019
Department Governance/People and Place

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi discipline Housing Team and help to shape the future of housing services in Eden. The role includes leading the service to fulfil the Council’s strategic ambitions in relation to homelessness, provision of new homes, grants and enforcement. You will be responsible for developing and implementing key policies and strategies and monitoring effective outcomes. You will have a thorough understanding and knowledge of the relevant legislation and a wide range of public and private sector housing issues. You will be able to lead, inspire and develop your team to achieve the required outcomes and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with colleagues and Members.

The post is office based and you must be able to travel independently both inside and outside of the District to fulfil the requirements of the role. A relocation package of up to £5,125 is available.

Job description

Housing Services Manager (PDF: 187Kb / 6 pages)

Job application guidance

Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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