Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£31,636 - £34,729 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re an ambitious, award-winning, growing charity supporting refugees in the North East and we’re looking for an experienced manager with expertise in managing properties, projects and people. Add in your experience of working with vulnerable adults and you’ll be ready to make a real impact in supporting homeless asylum seekers and refugees. 

Job summary 

  • To manage the day-to-day running of Action Foundation’s housing services, including the development and oversight of case management support to all clients. We currently manage 25 houses of multiple occupancy in Tyne and Wear with capacity for up to 88 clients across all housing services. We have also trained over 40 hosts to provide short-term housing support in their own homes.
  • Project staff include a Senior Support Worker, six Support Workers, one Resident Support Trainer and a Hosting Co-ordinator. You will manage contractors for all property maintenance and ensure contract compliance and outcomes monitoring / evaluation so that the services are meeting funders / commissioners’ expectations as well as other legal and statutory requirements.
  • You will also work with the Head of Operations and other colleagues to develop the housing services as required including an in-house OISC registered legal advice service and the ‘Alternative to Detention’ pilot with the Home Office and UNHCR.

Responsible for:

  • Properties – Procurement and ongoing management
  • Staff – Supervise and develop a team of 9 staff (3 direct reports)
  • Contractors – Manage and co-ordinate property maintenance and other contractors
  • External relations – To manage and develop relationships with external organisations
  • Monitoring and evaluation – Analysing/responding to data and reporting outcomes
  • Development – Implementing strategic changes to services as required/agreed
  • Performance management – Ensure contract and statutary compliance
More about Action Foundation
Action Foundation

Action Foundation was started by City Church Newcastle and provides opportunities for migrants to overcome their exclusion, isolation and pover... Read more

Refreshed on: 29 October 2019
Closed date: 11 November 2019
Job ref: HSM
Tags: Project Management, Housing Management

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