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Housing Team Leader

£32,350 per annum pro rata
Bognor Regis
Part Time - 30 hours ( Job-share optional )

The Aldingbourne Trust is dedicated to working with adults with autism and learning disabilities to live independently and on their terms. We collaborate with over 30 private landlords to provide accommodation for the people we support, who receive exceptional support from our dedicated team. We believe in offering everyone the opportunity for independent living while ensuring they have the necessary support to thrive in the community.

We are seeking a Housing Team Leader to join our team. This critical role involves overseeing a team of three, stepping up to handle complex accommodation queries, resolving disputes, and advocating. As the Housing Team Leader, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring our people have the support they need to live life on their own terms.

  • Experience of leadership and the ability to inspire us and those you interact with.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, share decision making and encourage your own and others learning opportunities.
  • Manage your time, balancing the role and its responsive nature with your own wellbeing.
  • Experience in managing a wide portfolio of properties, liaising with landlords and managing maintenance, repairs and redecs.
  • Understanding of all legal and statutory compliance requirements
  • Confidence in speaking, communicating in writing and collaborating with a network of people within the Trust and externally, representing the organisation and its values.
  • Competent knowledge of Housing Standards set out by the Homes and Community Agency and ability to translate this into the best possible tenancy management practices.
  • Housing Management Qualification would be welcomed or a commitment to undertake one to embed knowledge.
  • Ability to work across IT platforms such as Teams, Outlook, Office, Word, Excel and databases.
  • Working knowledge of the Care Act and the Mental Health Act.
  • Ability to ensure that the information needed by colleagues and the wider Trust, external agencies is completed in a timely and accurate way.

If you are a dedicated individual with a passion for supporting others and have the skills and experience we're looking for, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position.