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Healthy Homes Manager

Join Our Team as a Healthy Homes Manager!

Department: Compliance & Building Safety
Reports to: Asset Compliance Manager

Are you passionate about improving living conditions and fostering healthier homes? We are looking for a proactive and strategic Healthy Homes Manager to lead our initiatives in tackling damp, mould, and housing disrepair. In this critical role, you will champion a collaborative, risk-based approach aligned with the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS), driving cultural change and ensuring compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation:
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy and action plan to address damp, mould, and disrepair issues.
    • Align initiatives with HHSRS principles and organizational objectives.
    • Conduct reviews and create customer charters to enhance service delivery.
  • Monitoring and Continuous Improvement:
    • Establish a robust monitoring and evaluation framework to track progress and measure impact.
    • Foster a culture of continuous learning, adopting best practices from other organizations.
    • Trial new technologies to mitigate damp and mould risks.
  • Resource Management:
    • Manage allocated budget effectively, ensuring efficient resource utilization.
    • Collaborate with relevant departments for alignment and resource optimization.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive strategic and cultural aspects of HHSRS implementation.
  • Coordinate all HHSRS issues, including inspections and repairs related to damp, mould, and condensation.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and policies.
  • Engage and influence key internal and external stakeholders.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of HHSRS principles and legislation, including damp and mould.
  • Understanding of disrepair and the legal process.
  • Proficiency in best practices for HHSRS, damp, mould, and condensation investigations and remediation.
  • Strong leadership and change management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate effectively.
  • Strategic and critical thinking abilities.
  • Excellent written communication skills for conveying complex information.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the Social Housing sector.
  • Demonstrable track record in a legislative environment at a strategic level.
  • Experience in identifying and remediating damp, mould, and condensation issues in housing stock.
  • Proven ability to deliver change and advise colleagues in a regulated environment.
  • Experience in customer engagement strategies related to damp, mould, and HHSRS cases.
  • Proficient knowledge of housing property-related regulations and codes of practice.
  • Strong organizational skills to achieve priorities and objectives.
  • Experience in analyzing business issues and recommending innovative solutions.
  • Degree and/or professional qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.

Join Us and Make a Difference!

If you are ready to lead initiatives that create healthier homes and improve living conditions for our residents, apply now to become our Healthy Homes Manager. Together, we can build a safer, healthier future for our communities.

Healthy Homes Manager

Remote / hybrid working
Temporary / Contract
£50,000-£55,000 DOE

Published on 2 Jul 2024

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