Community Investment Services Manager

  • Permanent
  • West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • £37,000 to £40,000 per annum

Stride (One of the STR Group of Companies) are currently looking to recruit for the following role on behalf of one of our clients:

Client: Large Housing Association

Job title: Community Investment Services Manager

Contract type: Permanent

Proposed Start date: ASAP

Location: Horsham, West Sussex, RH12

Pay rate: Circa £37,000 – £40,000 per annum plus benefits

Hours per week: 35 per week Monday to Friday 09:00 17:00

DBS Required: Yes Enhanced

Purpose of role:

To co-ordinate, lead, coach, manage and enable an agile team to deliver a range of excellent advice, information and guidance services.
To ensure financial skills, employment and training, and tenancy sustainment services are aligned to customer and community needs.
To help achieve the objectives of the Community Investment Strategy, Annual Plan and Corporate Strategy.
To provide expertise and knowledge on financial inclusion, welfare reform, employment and training, and tenancy sustainment.

Areas of responsibility include:

Key Responsibilities

Manage a multidisciplinary team of Financial Skills and Tenancy sustainment staff. Progress the Community Investment Strategy in dialogue with the Head of Community Investment, regional staff and customers
Develop and manage partnerships with service providers and other Housing Associations to deliver the strategy
Support the development of the CI response to welfare reform and oversee delivery of proactive support for customers and minimise risks to the Group
Continually improve the service and delivery methods to maximise the economic wellbeing of customers
Develop local and regional partnerships and projects to tackle issues related to poverty and vulnerability amongst customers
Develop, support, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of projects and programmes relating to the strategy
Advise and assist in the periodic research needs and aspirations of customers
Support funding bids to help deliver the strategy and manage relevant projects
Keep abreast of national strategies, best practice and research relating advice, information in guidance related to social housing sector
Maximise income of customers and the business
Provide and facilitate specialist training, advice and guidance to the team

For this role, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date of role (for CV submissions): Monday 8th October 2018

If this role is of interest please forward an up to date CV along with your availability/notice period to rdartnell@strideresourcing.com or/and call Rob Dartnell 02392 322383

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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