Senior Manager - Supported Living

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2018 22:59
£40,057 - £43,821 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
Closing date:
16 Sep
Further Information

At YHN, we are responsible for managing over 30,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and our other partners. We aim to enable positive living for people in our homes and neighbourhoods. We are looking for people with the right mix of skills and abilities to work with us to create homes and neighbourhoods we all can be proud of and enable YHN and the community to work together to realise a brighter future. If you share this passion, a career at YHN could be for you.

Senior Manager – Supported Living (Permanent)
Vacancy Number - 179052
Salary: Y8 (£40,057 - £43,821pa)
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
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The Role:
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Manager to lead the Supported Living Service. They will have responsibility for managing the teams to deliver our Extra Care, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health and Young Person supported accommodation, working closely with specialist external organisations.

The Person:
You will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or can evidence work experience that demonstrates a level of knowledge and application of knowledge that would satisfy a graduate standard.

You will have a strong track record of managing a high quality customer service function within the housing environment.

You will be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills and with the ability to prioritise your workload to ensure deadlines are met.

As an inspirational leader you will bring strategic thinking to our services. You will need to be engaging, collaborative, and have a track record of leadership through example, role modelling effective interpersonal values and behaviours at a senior level. Engendering a strong team spirit, encouraging creativity, and putting the customer at the heart of all that we do will be critical to success in the role.

Shorlisted candidates will be invited for interview on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Helen Neal on 07717225879 or email

References will be requested prior to interview for all roles requiring DBS clearance. The successful applicant will not commence in their role until satisfactory DBS clearance is obtained.

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As an Arms-Length Management Organisation, YHN’s relationship with Newcastle City Council is governed by a Management Agreement. The existing Management Agreement runs until 2026.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.