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Sector - Public - local government
Department - Housing Solutions
Location - South Tyneside
Salary - Band 14 - £40,619 - £42,474 per annum
Duration - Permanent
Hours - Full time
Closing date - Friday, 24 March 2017 12:00

We have a number of exciting and challenging vacancies within our newly created ‘Housing Solutions’ team. We are looking for an experienced professional for a pivotal new post of Housing Solutions 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 Housing Solutions Manager will be responsible for the overall service, supported by a Health and Housing Needs Manager, Housing Options and Homelessness Manager, Voids and Allocations Manager and an Empty Homes Construction Manager. The new management team will be responsible for developing the culture of the new service, providing strategic direction to the team and leading the team to achieve increased performance.

You should have experience of working in a housing options, advice and homeless service at a senior management level. You should also have clear leadership skills, which inspire, empower, motivate and develop teams and individuals. You should also be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of legislation and best practice relating to housing options, advice and homelessness.

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 or email

Application forms need to be returned to by noon on Friday 24 March 2017.  BT Typetalkers welcome.

How to apply

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

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