Area Manager

Employer: Ashford Borough Council
Close date: Sunday 16/02/2020

Are you a competent Housing Manager? Are you already providing a multi-disciplinary estate-based service to tenants?

Ashford Borough Council have a current vacancy for an experienced full time Area Manager to work within their Neighbourhood Management team who are responsible for delivering a range of estate-based services to tenants and residents.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team of Area Managers delivering housing management and patch management processes and out-turns; and will liaise with tenants and residents to promote community cohesion and engagement.

As an Area Manager you will need to have experience of working within a housing service for a local authority or a housing management focused organisation.  You should also have an understanding of housing related legislation including anti-social behaviour and welfare rights. You will be responsible for delivering the day to day income arrears management ensuring welfare and debt management is provided for tenants, liaising with internal and external partners where necessary.  Additionally you should possess an ability to develop relationships and communicate effectively with others; plus with a willingness to work in a team and develop effective and supportive relationships with colleagues. You will be able to demonstrate that you can think creatively, work under pressure and prioritise effectively.  Lastly you will be able to react to challenging circumstances while being sensitive and diplomatic.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Anthony Crossley on 01233 330464.

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