Assistant Neighbourhood Manager - Derby

About The RoleAn exciting opportunity has come arisen to join our General Needs team based in Derby, working on one of our general needs housing schemes, you will have the opportunity to help the community grow and become a better place to live by supporting people to manage their tenancies and being the first point of contact for our tenants living in the community. Are you an enthusiastic, proactive, creative and empathetic person with a passion for inspiring people and creating sustainable communities? Are you a positive, people-oriented team player who thrives on getting the best deal possible for tenants and developing their strengths, talents and the community they live in? What you will be doing:
Assisting the neighbourhood manager in case managing wide ranging tenancy management issues including (but not excluding): anti-social behaviour, property condition, garden enforcement, managing complaints, safeguarding, domestic abuse and tenancy fraud/misuse cases.

Including the enforcement of tenancy agreements; including providing tenants with accurate and appropriate advice about their rights and responsibilities in relation to their tenancy agreementTaking a lead in ensuring the environment is kept to a good standard, assisting the neighbourhood manager in managing issues such as gardening and cleaning contractsBeing responsive to instances of disrepair within accommodation and work with the asset management and repairs team to ensure any maintenance issues are resolvedWorking with the neighbourhood manager to ensure the speedy allocation and re-let of void properties within the target turnaround period and in line with Saha’s policy, procedure and good practicePromoting effective multi agency working by developing good local contacts with other relevant statutory and voluntary agencies in the area, attending regular local meetings where required and generally promoting the work of Saha with other agenciesCarrying out regular estate inspections to identify environmental and other problems as well as taking relevant action as appropriate to improve the neighbourhood and develop practical and creative solutions for improvement About The CandidateWe're looking for someone who is passionate about tenants, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and has an unshakeable positive, can-do attitude with a high level of resilience.We're looking for people who have:
Experience of or knowledge related to working in social housingA good understanding of the different aspects of effective tenancy management and the importance of ensuring these are dealt with in a timely mannerProven capacity to deal successfully with difficult and complex situationsUnderstanding of wider support and funding facilities available for vulnerable tenantsA Proactive and self-motivated with a can-do attitudeDemonstrable empathy with our tenantsThe ability to see problems from a variety of viewpoints and perspectives; and to deal sensitively and empathetically with people in difficult and stressful situationsThe benefits on offerIn return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:26 days annual leave rising to 31 daysAn extra day off on your birthdayA High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)Pension with life assuranceDiscounted private medical insuranceLoans available for financial emergenciesOccupational Sick PayA full Induction package and training relevant to the roleLong service awards from 2.5 yearsSupport to learn and develop your careerAbout The CompanyA registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 

  • Location: Derby,England
  • Salary: £28,114 per annum - plus great benefits
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Salvation Army Housing Association (saha)
  • Posted: 02-Mar-2023
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