Care and Repair Team Manager

£47,854 - £53,042
20 Jul 2021
20 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Care and Repair Team Manager

Salary: £47,854 - £53,042

  • Do you have experience in a Home Improvement Agency or Housing field? 
  • Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?
  • Do you enjoy working with the public, enabling them to live independently? 
  • Do you have experience of managing people and projects?

If the above applies to you, then we have a great job role and team waiting for you! 

Home Service Delivery brings together teams across Adult Social Care and Housing, Focusing on keeping people living in their homes independently and safely for as long as possible

It is ‘One stop shop’ approach for clients which looks at both their ability to carry out activities of daily living and their physical home environment.

Care and Repair is Peterborough City Council’s award winning in-house Home Improvement Agency. Its purpose is to provide assistance and support to disabled adults and children, elderly, frail and vulnerable residents to adapt, repair and maintain their homes to enable them to live safely and independently.

The team provide:

  • Disabled Facility Grants
  • Repair Assistance Grants
  • Relocation Grants
  • Minor Aids and Adaptations
  • Handyperson Service
  • Advice and practical support such as state benefit entitlement checks
  • Self-funded adaptions and repairs

You will be responsible for the operational day to day management, performance, continuous improvement, budgets, planning and delivery of Care and Repair services. Joining a multi – disciplinary management team.

You will lead on the strategic and operational development and administration of the Peterborough Housing Related Support programme providing housing related support to vulnerable people enabling them to retain accommodation and prevent homelessness.

You will administer, undertake contract/grant monitoring and conduct quality reviews of housing related support services. Leading on future procurement of Care and Repair contracts and housing related support services.

You will have a proven experience of effective team leadership, motivation and commitment to multi-agency working.

We are looking for candidates who have experience of effective budget management and using financial systems.

You will have excellent Interpersonal skills enabling you to  communicate skilfully and effectively with a range of audiences – including service users, carers, staff, professional colleagues, senior managers, councillors and Cabinet members.

For further information on these positions please contact Belinda Child, Head of Housing, Prevention and Wellbeing on 07920 160731.  

Closing date: 20 August 2021

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