Vacancy Details

Independent Living Team Leader- Fixed term contract for 9 months

In 2019, Stockport Homes achieved three star ‘extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain’s best employers for the tenth consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper. We are the third Best Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2019. (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for).

We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of ‘One team, transforming lives’, but we’re also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an Independent Living Team Leader to join us. You will manage a team to ensure high quality, cutting edge services are delivered to older people, disabled people and their carers’ resident within Stockport Homes’ properties and within the wider community.

You will deliver a comprehensive housing management and support service to tenants living within SHG properties to promote independent living.

To achieve this you will need to have extensive experience dealing with a range of customer and staff management issues including complaints and challenging situations.

Key priorities for this role will include close liaison with our development team to ensure our portfolio of new build specialist housing for older people meets the needs of customers now and for the future.

Developing and embedding innovative services to ensure our housing and support offer remains sustainable will also be a key part of this role

Our Independent Living Team Leader will be highly organised and self-motivated with the ability to work without direct supervision

You will use a combination of your excellent people and project management skills alongside your Housing Management and Support experience to achieve agreed outcomes with customers. Being able to work effectively under pressure and identify, recommend and implement improvements to the service is essential.

To apply for this role you will need to visit the Stockport Homes Careers page and apply via the job link:

Closing date for applications: Midday Tuesday 23 April 2019

Interviews will be held on: Monday 29 April 2019 or Tuesday 30 April 2019

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by Disclosure Scotland and satisfactory enhanced employment references going back 5 years

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.