Housing Sustainment Team Manager – Family Hubs
Employer- Waltham Forest
Contract: Two-year fixed term
Location: Waltham Forest, Hybrid, Office based 2-days per week
The Family Hubs programme is a new Government funded programme.
We want all families in Waltham Forest to have access to the services and the support they need; as well as fun and education activities within easy reach of their home, so we’re making sure our families are at the heart of everything we do.
Our new family hubs will be based in neighbourhoods offering families health services, employment support, creative play and parenting programmes
We know that families need support and activities no matter the age of their children and our new hubs will offer relevant support for different stages of family life
The family hub will be a one stop shop to access the support you and your family need, and will be available outside of the regular 9-5 hours
Are you passionate about services that support families? Then join our team!
We’re looking for people who are passionate about giving families the best possible support in their community, reaching those who have been previously under serviced and creating neighbourhoods where fun, creative and educational activities are within reach of all families
Our team has a shared sense of unity, support and community building at the heart of what we do.
We have recently developed our three year delivery plan and have the programme architecture and governance in place. The programme is a large, complex and fast moving programme.
Excellent planning and organisational skills are necessary for this role, as well as the ability to build strong positive working relationships with Senior managers and Members. A high level of report writing, and communication skills are needed to convey complex issues to a broad range of audiences. The work environment will require excellent customer service and risk management, with a strong focus on delivering outcomes for our residents.
Ideally, you will have experience managing Change programmes and projects, working to time, budget and quality in a large organisation using appropriate agile methodologies, techniques, and tools
You will be required to lead, plan, develop and deliver an expert professional service within the Family Hubs Programme team and to ensure the Council maximises service outcomes in relation to cost, time, quality, and reputation.
The successful candidate will have a recognised programme or project management accreditation (e.g., Agile Certified, Prince2, MSP etc.).
We’re proud to work in our family hubs programme. Why not join us?
For further information about Family Hubs and this particular role please see the Job Description attached
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Laura Philips (Transformation Lead) firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Waltham Forest Family Hubs and other relevant roles, please visit our recruitment landing page:
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