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Deputy Area Housing Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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Job title: Deputy Area Housing Manager 
Salary: MG1  £54,048  - £68,241 per annum
Hours: 36
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Location:  Wandsworth 

Our Housing Management division has a reputation for high quality and innovative services efficiently provided to our leaseholders and tenants. Located within Wandsworth a vacancy has arisen for a reliable, hard-working and enthusiastic Deputy Area Housing Manager.

You will be responsible for the provision of an effective housing management service to approximately 7000 tenants and leaseholders. You will primarily be responsible for the operational management of the office and the day to day running of the services. You will take the lead on leasehold management issues and cases of disrepair, and deputise for the Area Housing Manager in his/her absence. You must have a keen eye for detail and have the ability to work to your own initiative. You will need strong management skills, experience of dealing with complex housing management issues, and a good knowledge of housing legislation.   

If you have the qualities and experience required together with an understanding of the Council’s equal opportunities policy and a firm commitment to the principals of customer care and best value, then this position presents an ideal opportunity to develop your skills further.

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Bailey on 0208 871 7290.

Please note CVs and Expression of Interests are not accepted. To apply for this job please click on the 'Apply online' button and submit your supporting statement. If you have any problems with the online service please email

At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know. 

Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 40 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities. 

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 17th March 2024

Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 18th March 2024

Interview Date: TBC (A test will be included as part of the interview process)

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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