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Housing Operations Manager

Housing Operations Manager
Organisation Recruiting: 
Ripon YMCA
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 22 September, 2020
£28,463 (Full time)
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Ripon YMCA are seeking an experienced and supportive manager to oversee day to day management of it’s accommodation provision, and to fully enage with our ongoing development and ambitious plans for the future.

Working closely with our CEO, Housing Support Workers and Facilities Worker we require a can-do and practical person who can fully engage with all aspects of operations from rent management, tenant support, maintenance, safeguarding and health & safety.

Our priority is to ensure our accommodation is safe and secure, and that our tenants have an individual support plan based on their needs and aspirations. Our accommodation is classed as move-on, and therefore we aim to move tenants into independent placements once they leave us.

All our tenants have faced difficult situations with many coming to us following a breakdown in family relationships. Ongoing assessment of our tenants is vital to ensure we can assess need, respond, and support the development of independent living skills and assess risk. We also encourage our tenants to engage in the development of provision and participate in the day to day life of our YMCA community.

The ideal candidate for this worthwhile and varied role would be someone with:
- Knowledge and experience of working within a supported housing environment
- Experience of managing and supporting staff
- Experience of targeted support work with young people and young adults
- Experience of overseeing Health and Safety requirements and facilities Management
- Good project management skills

The role requires that the successful candidate be expected to work at least 4 days per week, to include Mondays. We can offer this role as a 28-hour post up to full time at 37 hours.

We generally work Monday to Fridays in the daytime, but do require flexibility.

Opportunities for training and CPD are available to meet and maintain skills and knowledge requirements for this varied role.

For more information or to discuss the role further, please contact Lucy on 01765 607 609 or on the 26th or 27th of August or from the 7th of September.

Full details and application form are available from our website:

Interview Date: 
Monday, 28 September, 2020
28 to 37 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01765 607609