Strategic Housing Manager
Rossendale Borough Council’s Communities Directorate is looking to appoint a Strategic Housing Manager within the Housing service area.
You will be responsible for managing our Housing Options (homelessness) team and overseeing temporary accommodation and support services. The post-holder will also be responsible for other areas of our strategic approach to housing supply, need and quality including empty homes, landlord enforcement, domestic abuse services, private sector renewal and asylum seekers and refugees.
This role will involve management of a multi-disciplinary team and project management of externally-funded projects to prevent homelessness. You will be educated to degree level and have significant experience of working at a senior level within a local authority housing service or the affordable housing sector. You will have detailed knowledge of the legislative and policy context impacting on the role of Strategic Housing Authorities including the Homelessness Reduction Act.
You will be an effective communicator, confident working alongside senior leaders and elected representatives to ensure legislative compliance across our housing strategy function, drive good practice and deliver tangible outcomes.