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Building Safety Manager

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Friday 24/09/2021

Overview Town & Country Housing is an award-winning provider of affordable housing.   Town and Country Housing are a regional subsidiary of Peabody Group. This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in the exciting development, which brings together two strong organisations to deliver more much-needed homes in the South East.   The Role An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Contracts and Compliance Team!  The role would be to manage all risks associated with building safety to all TCH Properties. Ensuring and assessing, that those employed to maintain and manage the building have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience.

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Compliance Surveyor

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Friday 24/09/2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Contracts and Compliance Team as a Compliance Surveyor. You would work as part of the Contracts and Compliance Team to provide effective monitoring and contract management of essential health and safety compliance specialising in fire risk assessments and legionella control whilst providing an effective customer focused service.

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Facilities Assistant (part-time, fixed-term contract role)-

Employer: MHS Homes
Close date: Friday 24/09/2021

We're looking to appoint a part-time Facilities Assistant on a fixed-term contract basis for four months.  This is a great opportunity to join our busy, friendly Facilities team. You'll work 5.5 hours per day, Monday - Friday (27.5 hours per week in total), on a rota basis. Shifts will consist of the following;
  • 7am - 12:30pm
  • 12.30pm - 6pm
You’ll help with the day-to-day running of the office, and will hold the position of Key Holder for the building.  It's a varied role that involves hands on work and administrative work. You'll need to be able to work on a rota to cover the service from 7:00am - 6:00pm, Monday – Friday. Key tasks include maintaining access arrangements and providing basic reception cover outside reception working hours; carrying out maintenance, Health & Safety Checks and building audits; and setting up meeting rooms and equipment. You’ll also assist with post duties, and monitoring levels of stock and equipment, such as stationery. We’re looking for someone who has brilliant customer service skills, and a good awareness of health & safety. We also need someone who is willing to be flexible, and who is comfortable working on their own or as part of a team. Experience of providing facilities support in an office environment would be helpful, but isn’t essential. Computer skills are essential as the role involves Microsoft and other bespoke packages for which training will be provided.

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Project Manager

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Friday 24/09/2021

We’re looking for a Project Manager to join our Asset Investment Team. The role would be to deliver planned maintenance and improvement projects from inception to completion including preparation of brief, contract documentation, tender process, contract administration, valuations and associated budget management. Projects are to be delivered either in house or via consultants.

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Tenancy Services Officer

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Monday 27/09/2021

Overview   Town & Country Housing is an award-winning provider of affordable housing.   Town and Country Housing are a regional subsidiary of Peabody Group. This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in the exciting development, which brings together two strong organisations to deliver more much-needed homes in the South East.   The Role   An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Sheltered Team! The role would be to provide an effective customer focused service to older persons within our specialist housing and general needs. Ensure that the service is delivered within a clear outcomes framework, with emphasis on independence.

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Land Manager

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Friday 01/10/2021

We have an exciting new role in our Development department! Reporting to the Head of New Business, the role of Land Manager is to expand and promote the company’s existing land bank. This is a big opportunity for an ambitious individual who knows Kent and East Sussex well.  The Land Manager will be responsible for procuring land and securing planning consent, typically handing over the project at this stage to New Business Manager’s whom will focus on procurement and pre-start before commencing on site.

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Contracts and Compliance Officer

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Friday 01/10/2021

A great opportunity has come up as a Contracts and Compliance Officer! As an essential member of the Contracts and Compliance team, acting as a point of contact for information and advice on compliance activities and day to day enquiries. You will provide administrative support to the team, organising appointments, arranging diaries and liaising with contractors, outside agencies and other departments to coordinate activities.

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Money Support Officer

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Friday 01/10/2021

We are looking for a skilled Money Support Officer to provide financial support to our residents. You will need to be able to offer a full range of information, guidance and referrals to help people manage their money.  You should have a good understanding of the benefit system. The role will be covering the following councils; Ashford Borough Council, Canterbury City Council, Dartford Borough Council, Dover District Council, Folkestone and Hythe District Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Maidstone Borough Council, Medway Unitary Authority and Thanet District Council.

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Assistant Foyer Manager (full-time, permanent role

Employer: MHS Homes
Close date: Sunday 10/10/2021

We're looking to appoint an enthusiastic, professional and proactive Assistant Foyer Manager, to be responsible for the day-to-day running of our Foyer in Rochester. We’re looking for someone who shares our values, and can motivate the team to deliver great services to the nine vulnerable young people who are living there. With your expert support and guidance, they’ll go on to live independently within their local community. The working hours for the role are full-time (37 hours per week), as follows:
  • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 4pm (½ hour unpaid break)
  • Friday: 8am - 3.30pm (½ hour unpaid break on each day)
You’ll report to the Foyer Manager. It goes without saying you will have experience of working with young people with complex support needs, but you’ll also need to have some knowledge of welfare benefits. This role is operational and requires a knowledge and understanding of lone working principles. You'll manage a small team, plan rotas, hold quarterly support plan meetings, carry out risk assessments and regular key worker meetings. Great communication skills are a must. You'll be liaising with our customers, social services and housing services.  You’ll be responsible for building relationships with children’s services, relatives, statutory and voluntary agencies as well as giving housing related support. On the administrative side of the service, key tasks include dealing with invoices, repairs, and rent arrears. Knowledge of welfare benefits and the Supporting People quality assessment framework (QAF) will be needed. You’ll help the team with education, training and employment support focusing on the end-goal of independent living. We’re looking for someone who can deliver ‘right first time’ service for customers where possible, as well as the other duties if the role, which include:
  • Deploying coaching and performance management skills
  • Ensuring that the right resources are in place to deal with current and predicted workload priorities
  • Collaborating with others as required to deliver to agreed performance objectives and targets
  • Proactively identifying risks and appropriate mitigations or escalating where appropriate
  • Ensuring our service delivers the best it can for our customers, relentless owning and driving excellence customer service, and taking responsibility to making things happen.
The position is subject to an enhanced-level DBS check, as well as satisfactory references and confirmation of medical fitness to undertake the duties of the post. It is an essential requirement that you hold a driving license, and have use of a private vehicle for work purposes.

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