Health and Housing Support Manager

Health and Housing Support Manager

  • Employer - South Tyneside Homes
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Housing Solutions
  • Location - South Tyneside
  • Salary - £33,437 - £35,444 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Monday, 24 April 2017 09:00


We are looking for an experienced professional for a new post of Health and Housing Support Manager within South Tyneside Homes.

The Housing Solutions team will bring together under one service all aspects of allocating and repairing empty homes, managing the housing register, providing a housing options and homelessness service on behalf of the council and supporting vulnerable customers through our Health and Housing service.

The Health and Housing Support Manager will be part of the new Housing Solutions management team responsible for developing the culture of the new service, providing strategic direction to the team and leading the team to achieve increased performance.

The Health and Housing Support Manager will be responsible for overseeing an excellent occupational therapy service and also introducing a new service for vulnerable applicants to support their engagement in the choice based lettings service and implementing a triage service to support applicants who may be at risk of failing in their tenancies.

You should have experience of dealing with mental health support or disabilities or customers with complex lifestyles and be able to demonstrate a track record of tenancy sustainment. You should have experience of working in a social housing, options, advice and needs service at a management level.

Contact information

If you are interested in this position, full details and an application form can be found on our website under jobs.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post please contact Michelle Evans, Head of Housing and Area Management on 0300 123 6633.

Application forms need to be returned to 

Diversity is about meeting the needs of a broader range of people so that no one is excluded because they have different needs, different expectations, or because they need to access services in different ways.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any specific requirements during the application process.

*Please note there has been a change to the essential criteria for the post from the previously advertised position

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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