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Adapted Homes Team Manager

Employer
Manchester City Council
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£35,336 to £39,571 PA
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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We have an exciting opportunity for an Adapted Homes Team Manager to join our specialist Adapted Homes Team.

The Manchester Move service is a city wide lettings service across the City and this role will lead the team making the best use of our adapted homes and finding housing solutions that best meet the needs of Manchester residents.

You will be responsible for leading a small team of medical professionals undertaking assessments for applicants looking to move home along with the letting of adapted homes. Working with our housing partners you will also be able to look for and develop innovative solutions to meet complex needs where the right housing is not immediately available. As an expert in your field you will use your professional expertise to ensure an exemplary service is available for people with disabilities in regards to their housing choices.

We are looking for a proactive and resident focused professional who takes a person centred approach and prides themselves on achieving positive outcomes.

This post requires a Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy and 2 years post registration experience and must be registered with the Health Care Professionals Council(HCPC). An ability to understand the impact of the home environment on a person’s illness or disability is essential.

The post holder will have experience of working with people in a community setting or in a person’s own home, and have substantial knowledge and experience of assessing for the provision of complex equipment and major adaptations.

This post is a designated Casual Car User. Therefore you must hold a full valid driving licence at all times and provide your own car for use at work. You will receive the Casual Car User Allowance.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

As a blended worker, you may be able to work from home or remotely some of the time, or for certain tasks or limited days or hours. For the remainder of the time, you will be required to work at council sites or offices. This will depend on your role’s responsibilities and your personal circumstances.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Greater Manchester Police Vetting process. 

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role. 

Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.

If you require any adjustments to be able to engage in the recruitment process for this role, please let us know by emailing iain.kershaw@northwardshousing.co.uk.

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