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Head of Housing and Property
Hammersmith United Charities

Job Description

Head of Housing and Property - Hammersmith United Charities

Salary: Up to £50k (pro rata) depending on experience
Appointment Type: Permanent
Hours: 3 – 4 days per week
Location: Hammersmith, this role is primarily based on site at John Betts House W12 9NJ

About us

Hammersmith United Charities is a 400 year-old Almshouse Charity providing sheltered accommodation for local older people in high quality flats surrounded by prize winning gardens.

About the role

We’re looking for a new leader of our Housing and Property team to help bring a 400 year old charity to the forefront of 21st century best practice with an emphasis on the wellbeing of residents, including residents in our decision making and introducing new technologies to improve outcomes and run operations more effectively.

Responsibilities include overseeing the management of two sheltered housing schemes containing 91 flats, a small investment property portfolio, a small in-house team of Scheme Managers and gardeners and a varied team of external contractors.

About you

The ideal candidate will have a successful track record in a similar role and be proficient in all aspect of running a safe and efficient housing operation. You will have a good working knowledge of promoting independence, inclusion and wellbeing. You will have excellent leadership skills, good judgement and be a confident and robust decision maker. You will be up to date with relevant digital developments for housing and willing to embrace technological change. We are looking for an effective communicator, able to take the lead, build consensus and move everyone forward together at the right pace

All candidates will be required to undertake a DBS Check.

How to Apply

Please read the job description, complete the application form and send along with your CV by noon of Monday 9th November.

We anticipate that first interviews will be held during week commencing 16th November, meetings with staff and residents will be held during the week commencing 23rd November and final interview and presentation during the week commencing 30th November.