Private Sector Housing Manager

Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW352769_1552055405
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-08
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-07
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fab new opportunity for an experienced Private Sector Housing Manager to join their team within the Milton Keynes area.

To lead and develop a team of highly trained professionals to regulate the private rented sector. To ensure that private sector housing complaints and disputes are recorded and dealt with in accordance with the council's policies and legislative framework.

The responsibilities of the Private Sector Housing Manager includes:

  • Provide advice to your teams, elected members and the public on matters relating to private sector housing
  • Develop and implement strategies, policies and plans relating to private sector housing, ensuring that these are communicated effectively and implemented to meet stated objectives and core values
  • Support the development of service strategies and policies within the service area and contribute as part of the management team to corporate strategies and policies
  • Provide effective operational leadership to staff, fostering a culture of empowerment and openness, ensuring effective processes are in place to recruit, develop, appraise, reward and retain staff; promoting attendance and performance, in line with Council policy
  • Maintain policies and systems to inform and receive feedback (including complaints and suggestions) from councillors, residents, partners, stakeholders and employees; and to evaluate that feedback and to take appropriate action for continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with colleagues to embed customer care philosophy and practices and to establish and maintain paths and processes for acquiring communities input

Requirements of a Private Sector Housing Manager:

  • Extensive experience in the delivery of operational housing services
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Possess the degree or diploma in Environmental Health and have a minimum of two years relevant experience in a senior leadership role in private sector housing
  • Experience of leading, developing, motivating and managing teams of staff delivering a variety of services
  • Experience of managing complex projects and initiatives and able to manage high workload and conflicting priorities
  • Must hold a valid driving license

Salary: Up to £33.75 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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