Housing, Community and Neighbourhoods

Head of Supported Housing

Tyne and Wear
£36,771 to £41,097




Head of Supported Housing - £36,000 -£41,000 - Plus London weighting of £4,000 per annum (if relevant)

Location: Hebburn, Tyne and Wear

Vacancy reference: 610805H

Are you a dynamic and ambitious individual seeking an exciting role? Our client is looking for a motivated individual to join the team as the Head of Supported Housing, working closely with the Director of Housing as part of their Strategic Leadership Team.

Why is this an exciting opportunity? 
At the heart of their mission, our client has the commitment to supporting vulnerable individuals and making a meaningful impact on their lives. They are a forward-thinking, dynamic force that continually evolves to meet the changing needs of those they serve. What distinguishes them is not only their size but also their unwavering dedication to their staff, creating a work environment that not only retains but cherishes their incredible team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Act as the Head of Supported Housing for the Ofsted registered Supported Accommodation, ensuring consistent support provision in line with our ethos, values, policies, procedures, and Ofsted standards.
  • Serve as the Safeguarding Lead for Children, ensuring staff fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities and duties according to relevant legislation and organizational policies.
  • Line manage Team Leaders and effectively manage budgets.
  • Provide leadership on the culture, ethos, and values within the charity and its activities as a member of the Strategic Leadership Team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified to Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People’s Residential Management) or willingness to work towards this qualification.
  • Extensive experience as a supported housing manager, including management of health and safety, finances, safeguarding, needs and risk assessment, and personalized support provision.
  • Knowledge of Children’s Act, Ofsted regulations, and inspections.
  • Ability to foster a reflective environment for staff improvement.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including building effective working relationships with other organizations.

What they can offer:

  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after two years’ continual service.
  • Auto-enrolled pension scheme with a 7% contribution from Oasis Community Housing and a 2% contribution from employees.
  • Charity Worker Discounts and Cashback Card.
  • Option of buying an additional 5 days annual leave.
  • Interest Free Loans of up-10 £1000 in a 12 month period.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Free annual eye test.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme that provides a range of day-to-day wellbeing and counselling services for you and your immediate family.
  • Life assurance policy, open to all staff who earn in excess of £6000 per annum.
  • Training, learning and development.
If you're ready to make a meaningful impact and lead innovation for a forward thinking organisation, apply now!