Service Lead for Housing

  • Job Reference: 6974820/001
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Devon, England
  • Salary: £52,607 to £60,741
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


The Contract Recruitment Specialists

Service Lead for Housing

Required Immediately Via Venn Group


Venn Group is proud to present a fantastic opportunity to work with a local authority as a Service Lead for Housing on a 12 month FTC.


Duration: 12 months

Location: Devon

Hours: 37.5 a week

Rate: £33.95Umbrella per hour

IR35 Status: Inside


Day to Day Duties:

  • Take the lead in securing improved housing provision and housing funding as well as developing and implemented strategies to tackle social inclusion issues

  • Ensure that customers receive housing services and provide service improvement plans and monitor the performance of teams and services in the delivery of those plans

  • Responsible for developing and delivering housing services including new affordable housing, homeless and housing needs advice and the management of the housing stock

  • Maintain and improve the capacity of the service by ensuring the most effective and flexible use of available resources

  • Manage the financial monitoring and performance of their budgets including the housing revenue account business plan

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with committees by supporting them in their work and advising as required, ensure effective working relationships with strategic leads, staff and contractors

  • Actively promote the service and individual achievement and input to press releases and PR

  • Support the development and implementation of social value

  • Provide strong leadership for the housing teams and be responsible for the performance and improvement of the teams

  • Lead the service in a full and comprehensive understanding of risk, risk assessment an risk management


Essential Skills

  • Knowledge of housing management and the strategic housing role

  • Performance management and service planning

  • A good understanding and knowledge of a wide range of policy, legislative and operational issues

  • Experience in leadership and management

  • Current DBS

  • Driving licence and access to your own car



If you have a strong work ethic and would like to be considered for this position please send an updated CV to Branwen Johns or

Vic Singh or call on 0117 930 8760