We're creating better communities to help our residents live happier lives.
We're always looking for better ways of doing things. How can we make the most of our resources? Get vulnerable people back on their feet more quickly? Create new spaces our residents want to spend time in? These are just some of the things you could be looking at when you join us. You're going to have a big impact on what we do, so you'll be trusted to take ownership of your work. You'll have time to immerse yourself in the community. To deliver better today. And to create a better tomorrow.
Because we're Bracknell Forest
What it's like working in our team...
The Housing Management Team is a small but busy team providing an extensive and responsive property management service to homeless clients placed into temporary accommodation procured by the Council. Sitting within the Welfare and Housing Service the team support each other by working closely together to achieve the right results, and to deliver a holistic service to clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. You will be involved in varied and challenging work daily.
You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training...
To lead and manage a Housing Management Team responsible for managing the provision of temporary accommodation, residential property owned or leased by the Council or our housing company. Working with Private Sector landlords and suppliers to facilitate the letting of good quality temporary accommodation, ensuring appropriate allocations; and the Accommodation Team responsible for the procurement of accommodation that provides for the Council's temporary accommodation duties.
To work collaboratively with internal and external partners to ensure those households and client groups, some of whom may be vulnerable, sustain their tenancies and any housing management issues are addressed.
The benefits you will experience are...
- An inclusive and social working environment.
- Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
- A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
- Internal sports and social club opportunities.
- Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
- Supermarket discount.
- An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.
What we're looking for...
The successful applicant will be compassionate, committed and collaborative with the enthusiasm and drive to transform the way local government and public services work. You will need comprehensive understanding of the law relating to Housing and Homelessness and experience of working and supporting key systems in Housing services.
Interviews will be held on 27th October 2022.
Want to ask us a question?
For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role. Please contact:
Sarah Baynes, Housing Resources Service Manager
As part of the Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.
Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.
No agencies please.