Services Manager

Places for People

Job title:

Services Manager


Places for People

Job description

Reporting Group:Living Plusimage placeholderAt Places for People, we hire People, not numbers! So, if you like the sound of one of our jobs, please apply – you could be just who we’re looking for! Of course, experience and track record are important, but we’re more interested in hiring someone that embodies our People Promises. That’s someone that does the right thing, is enthusiastic and motivated to grow, believes in Community spirit, is respectful and enjoys their work. As the UK’s leading Social Enterprise, we don’t discriminate based on any protected attribute. In fact, we’re dedicated to creating inclusive and thriving Communities for both our Customers and Employees.So, what are you waiting for? Join a community that cares about you!More about your roleYou possess a wealth of experience in delivering top-notch service tailored to your target audience. Your dedication to continually enhancing service quality and relevance is evident, along with your adeptness in housing management. You excel in managing budgets, nurturing key relationships, and navigating crisis situations within regulatory frameworks. Your track record includes effective performance measurement, safeguarding expertise, and skilled people management. With a knack for talent development and succession planning, you inspire teams to surpass goals while fostering a culture of self-improvement. Your proficiency extends to strategic planning, and collaborative regional efforts. You’re adept at aligning initiatives with organisational objectives, identifying growth opportunities, and communicating effectively across various mediums. Your resilience shines through when handling challenges, supported by your extensive knowledge of housing and care sectors and associated regulations.As part of this role you will be covering different sites in Bradford, Sheffield and Nottingham. We will be assessing all applications between now and the closing date, with a view for all face to face interviews to take place on the 15th and 17th April.More About youAs our successful candidate you will ideally come from a housing background with experience of managing staff, you will also have experience with understanding budget forecasting, strategic planning and exposure to navigating crisis situations within regulatory frameworks.You will be use your excellent communication skills with collaborating with the wider team, fostering a positive team dynamic. If all of this reflects on your characteristics then we would encourage you to make an application with us today!BenefitsWe are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • Competitive salary, with a salary review yearly
  • Pension with matched contributions up to 7%
  • Excellent holiday package – 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays) with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%
  • Training and development
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What’s next?If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please email the recruitment teamIf you are a Places for People customer and you’re looking for support with your application, please contact our skills and employment team on [email protected].Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.If you are a recruitment agency please note we operate a PSL and do not take cold callsArmed Forces – We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant. Places for People will guarantee an interview for any candidate who has formerly served in the Armed Forces and who meets the essential criteria for the vacancy.Disability Confident – We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident scheme certified as Level 2 Disability Confident Employer. This helps us to successfully employ and retain people with disabilities and health conditions. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview. The Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 for NI) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has sa substantial and long-term negative effect on their ability to do daily activities.Neurodivergent – Neurodiverse individuals have highly valuable skills, and we recognise that a traditional interview process sometimes works against them and doesn’t allow them to self-advocate. Neurodiverse applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview.

Expected salary

£43000 per year



Job date

Sat, 08 Jun 2024 05:24:05 GMT

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