Private Sector Housing Manager

28 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Private Sector Housing Manager

Permanent, full-time position (37 hours per week)

Grade K - £43,035 per annum 

Are you passionate about good quality housing and understand the links between health and housing? We are seeking an, experienced and proactive housing and Environmental Health professional with advanced technical and leadership skills to manage our Private Sector Housing team. 

You will need to be a trained Environmental Health Officer, with ideally at least two years’ experience working within a Private Sector Housing team. You’ll also need to have managed or supervised a team and have the ability to motivate, inspire and empower staff.

We are looking for a person who is able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external partners, such as our Members and colleagues from housing associations, Social Services and Health. 

You’ll also be innovative and able to identify new ways to improve the services available to residents, particularly through use of the Better Care Fund. We also need someone who is skilled in managing the Council’s resources and a large budget effectively

Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, essential car user allowance, free parking, and payment of professional membership fees.

For further information on this role’s responsibilities please see the Job Description and Person Specification documents below. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jane Lang, Housing Services Manager on 01892 554157.

Closing date: Midnight on Thursday 18 October 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30 October 2018

Equal Opportunities
Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment. 

How to apply

We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway Please click the apply button to submit your application. 


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