The Housing Manager is responsible for the overall management of a patch of approximately 800 Council tenancies and other housing assets. This involves the coordination of a range of housing services to individual tenancies, estates and communities in accordance with council policies. The successful candidate will ensure that a proactive, professional, customer focused, high quality service is provided. Hours: 37 per week Salary: Grade 8 (Subject to Pay Award) Candidates will need to demonstrate that they have the following qualities in their application for this post; significant housing management experience; commitment to improving services; working to deadlines and meeting targets; managing their own performance; have an active interest in self development; working in partnerships and being able at times to take the lead, computer literacy (and in which systems) and be flexible in approach and problem solving. The successful candidate will need to be aware of current thinking and practice in social housing as well as understanding the political working environment that this post contributes to. Personal qualities must include empathy, resilience and integrity.