PETERBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL
Care & Repair Team Manager
Permanent Full Time
Sand Martin House
Would you like to work in and lead a multi, national award winning team?
Would you like to make a difference to people’s lives, helping them to live independently?
Do you enjoy working with the public?
Do you have experience of managing people or projects?
Do you have experience in a Home Improvement Agency or housing field?
If any of the above applies to you, then we have a great job role and team waiting for you!
We can offer you:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Generous Leave
- Great management team support and team working
- Hybrid working
- Never two days the same
- Working with a wide range of partners
- Career development
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’s ‘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 multi award winning inhouse 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 an informal discussion or further information please contact Belinda Child, Head of Housing, Prevention and Wellbeing on 07920 160731
We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.
Closing date: 12 June 2022.