South East

£35,000 per annum


Job Description

Post title: Service Manager                                     

Hours:  i.e. 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Based in Camden, London

Origin Housing is a provider of affordable housing and care and support services in London and Hertfordshire. We own and manage over 6,000 homes and customers, have a turnover of over £45 million and aim to provide great homes and build strong communities

This role will be working within the Care & Support department, and managing Origin Young People, mental health and Assessment & Support services in Camden, Enfield and Watford. The role is responsible for around 12 staff working across several services. Staff provide support and assessment services to young people leaving care, people with enduring mental health needs and vulnerable people living in the community. One of the services provides extended hours support 24/7, including bank holidays.
The post holder reports directly to the Assistant Director of Care & Support and Community Development, and attends departmental management team meetings. It is likely that the role will develop.

We are looking for someone with experience of issues affecting young people, those mental health / vulnerable people and staff management experience. The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage services operating in the community, to manage risks and ensure staff work to pre-set hourly timetable.
The ideal candidate will be an effective manager, with a can-do attitude and a caring approach to providing individually tailored services to sometimes challenging client group.
The candidate needs to demonstrate effective communication and joint working with stakeholders, Commissioners and Community Mental health teams. This role is also subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this role, please visit click the 'apply' button below and complete an online application form ensuring that you address all of the key requirements within the role profile, including relevant examples of how you have met them. Try to contain this information to no more than two pages to be considered for an interview.

In return Origin Housing offers a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, including generous annual leave, flexi-time, cycle to work scheme, a contributory pension, discounted health scheme and childcare voucher scheme.

Origin is committed to equality and diversity and values the diversity of the communities we work in. We aim to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all areas of the community.

Closing date: 20/08/2017

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