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Wellingborough Homes is a rewarding place to work.  As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re committed to providing good quality homes and excellent services to our tenants.

Our staff are committed to meeting needs and helping to make local neighbourhoods great places to live. They work in a wide range of roles including careers in housing management, finance, community involvement, customer service and administration.

We value our staff and always look for ways in which we can help them develop their skills and knowledge.  When you work for Wellingborough Homes you can expect a competitive recruitment package.

Details of any job vacancies with our organisation will appear below.

Current vacancies:

Support Services Manager

Salary: £39,000 + Essential Car Payment of £1657

Hours: 37 per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, strategic and experienced manager to join our Housing and Support services team.

Reporting to the Head of Housing & Support Services, you will be directly responsible for our Support Services including our Independent Living schemes, Intensive Management Accommodation and adaptations service.

You will need a strong understanding of supported accommodation within the context of social housing and have an excellent grasp of the current and future challenges faced within this area. In addition you will need experience of effectively managing and leading diverse, high performing teams. An understanding of delivering temporary accommodation and working with partners to deliver an efficient adaptations service which meets customer needs would also be an advantage.

In this role you will need to continue our journey in driving services forward, continuing to improve the quality of service for those already living in supported accommodation as well as developing an attractive offer for new customers. You will also need to build on and form proactive partnerships and innovatively seek ways of developing the service in order to ensure its continued viability.

This is a busy and demanding role, so the ability to work flexibly and under pressure, whilst dealing with competing priorities and delivering results on time is a must.

If you have the experience and passion to help us achieve our goals and are highly proactive with a positive attitude, you might be just the person we are looking for.

In return you will benefit from 23 days annual leave (rising to 28 days with service), free gym membership and the option of a Social Housing Pension Scheme.

For a full list of the responsibilities and person requirements please refer to the job profile. When completing your application, please ensure your supporting statement addresses how you meet each of the essential criteria.

CLOSING DATE: Your completed CV, Supporting Statement and Diversity Monitoring & Declaration form must arrive no later than 12pm Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Contract type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37

Wellingborough Homes is a provider of affordable housing and support services in the East Midlands. We own and manage around 4,600 homes with a £22 million turnover and our mission is to “work successfully with our customers and communities to provide great services and high quality living environments.”

We are a locally based Housing Association in and around Northamptonshire with a commitment to:

  • Develop a diverse range of new homes to meet local needs.
  • Work with our customers to provide great homes and value for money services.
  • Invest in communities where it supports our customers and protects our business.

We are looking to fill the next vacancy on our Board with a senior finance professional. We expect that the next vacancy will arise before our September AGM.  The successful applicant will strengthen our existing Board by bringing high level financial skills based on a chartered accountancy qualification and significant senior level experience in finance executive or advisory roles. The role of Board Member is critical to the future success of Wellingborough Homes and you will be joining a Board that is currently under going change and transition as we move towards a fully skills based Board and embark on our most ambitious development programme ever.  This role is key to helping us achieve this.

As a full Board Member the remuneration is £3,500 p.a.  We are also looking to increase the participation of women and minority ethnic people on our Board and as such would welcome applications from these groups.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact our Chief Executive Jo Savage on 01933 231302 or email jo.savage@whomes.org.

CLOSING DATE: Applications should be in by 12 noon on Friday 2nd June 2017

INTERVIEW DATE: We aim to hold interviews on 10 July 2017.

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