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deputy manager (accommodation) - nhs.

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    Are you looking for a brand new role in Canterbury? Do you have accommodation manager experience? If so, Randstad has a new temporary contract with 2Gether Support Solutions in Canterbury.

    • Job title: Deputy Accommodation Manager
    • Location: Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent
    • Start date: ASAP
    • Duration: 6 months+
    • Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM - 4PM
    • Contract type: Temporary with weekly payment through Randstad
    • Hourly rate: £9.90 per hour + holiday pay (weekend enhancements available)
    • Randstad contact: The NHS team on 01622 357230 option 3

    The role:

    The Accommodation Team manages over 600 units of both family accommodation and multiple occupancy flats for frontline Clinical staff. The role of Deputy Accommodation Manager has responsibility for supporting short term tenants into longer term housing placements, helping support with tenancy agreements, designing support plans, helping residents to move to independent accommodation at the end of short stay occupancy and as one of the interfaces and point of contact for all other aspects of the Accommodation services for EKHUFT staff on site alongside the Accommodation Manager.

    The Deputy Accommodation Manager role is in place to help drive high quality standards in all areas of the Accommodation Services. One of the main duties will be supporting the placement of Overseas Nurses (OSNs) and other tenants within the EKHUFT accommodation portfolio and sourcing external accommodation to rent within the vicinity of the Hospitals. The role will involve building relationships both internally and externally, working with agencies and landlords to build partnership working and to support new staff moving to the Trust and local area. The role is in place to manage flow from onsite accommodation to offsite and a large part of the role will be acting as pastoral support for those staff as they move to the country and then onto private accommodation.

    The role will work alongside the Accommodation Manager as directed, also giving support to each of the 3 Hospital site Accommodation teams and covering the operational role as needed in busy times or when staff are on leave.

    This role is perfect for a candidate with housing management and/or estate agency/property lettings experience who is looking for the opportunity to provide a more personalised support service to recruit and retain the key staff needed to sustain a strong Healthcare environment in East Kent.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsibility for supporting short term tenants into longer term housing placements, helping support with tenancy agreements, designing support plans, helping residents to move to independent accommodation at the end of short stay occupancy and as one of the interfaces and point of contact for all other aspects of the Accommodation services for EKHUFT staff on site alongside the Accommodation Manager.
    • To build relationships and partnership with estate agents and local landlords to secure suitable accommodation for staff to move to from on site within the vicinity of the hospital.
    • To work as part of the team in leading and providing accommodation support services to clinical front-line teams.
    • Involvement in day to day management of the accommodation services as required to support annual leave for the accommodation officers - to include booking of rooms, allocating keys, raising invoices and other operational duties as required to support smooth running of the service at critical peak times.
    • To provide guidance, support and involvement with all tenancy management requirements including the management of rent and arrears; room inspections, property maintenance and health and safety issues.
    • To source external accommodation as per the needs of the organisation, set up all operational requirements relating to this and oversee the premises on an ongoing basis.
    • To provide care, support and supervision to tenants and Trust Senior Leadership team to help them to achieve resourcing targets relating to housing.

    About you:

    • Knowledge of estate agency / property lettings management
    • IT literate with knowledge of MS office applications
    • Well organised to work under pressure
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of seniority
    • Knowledge of fire safety regulations

    Experience:

    • Experience of property management including lettings
    • Experience in providing general needs housing / tenancy management services
    • Experience of providing general needs housing / tenancy within an organisation that provides social housing
    • Has worked in a supported housing environment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a part of a team, developing good working relationships with colleagues and external service providers
    • Can effectively manage a busy and varied workload, prioritise between conflicting demands and be able to meet deadlines.
    • Experience and a practical, pragmatic approach to helping colleagues secure suitable accommodation is more important than qualifications. However, knowledge and experience acquired through industry related qualifications would be an advantage, e.g.
    • Level 4 Certificate in Residential Letting & Property Management - England & Wales, or equivalent relevant experience

    Or Level 3 Diploma in Property (Residential Property Letting and Management)

    (City & Guilds), or equivalent relevant experience

    Requirements:

    • Eligible to work in the United Kingdom
    • Happy to work in a hospital setting
    • Happy to undergo relevant training including non-clinical along with fitness to work assessment
    • Access to transport will be an advantage when applying for this role due to the location of the hospital.
    • No DBS is required for this role.

    Why work for Randstad?

    • All necessary training provided by us, with opportunities for other training and development
    • Access to great discounts with top highstreet retailers
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Long term work opportunities 01622 357230 (option 3) for more information or apply today!

    Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

    Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

    For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

    Are you looking for a brand new role in Canterbury? Do you have accommodation manager experience? If so, Randstad has a new temporary contract with 2Gether Support Solutions in Canterbury.

    • Job title: Deputy Accommodation Manager
    • Location: Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent
    • Start date: ASAP
    • Duration: 6 months+
    • Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM - 4PM
    • Contract type: Temporary with weekly payment through Randstad
    • Hourly rate: £9.90 per hour + holiday pay (weekend enhancements available)
    • Randstad contact: The NHS team on 01622 357230 option 3

    The role:

    The Accommodation Team manages over 600 units of both family accommodation and multiple occupancy flats for frontline Clinical staff. The role of Deputy Accommodation Manager has responsibility for supporting short term tenants into longer term housing placements, helping support with tenancy agreements, designing support plans, helping residents to move to independent accommodation at the end of short stay occupancy and as one of the interfaces and point of contact for all other aspects of the Accommodation services for EKHUFT staff on site alongside the Accommodation Manager.

    The Deputy Accommodation Manager role is in place to help drive high quality standards in all areas of the Accommodation Services. One of the main duties will be supporting the placement of Overseas Nurses (OSNs) and other tenants within the EKHUFT accommodation portfolio and sourcing external accommodation to rent within the vicinity of the Hospitals. The role will involve building relationships both internally and externally, working with agencies and landlords to build partnership working and to support new staff moving to the Trust and local area. The role is in place to manage flow from onsite accommodation to offsite and a large part of the role will be acting as pastoral support for those staff as they move to the country and then onto private accommodation.

    The role will work alongside the Accommodation Manager as directed, also giving support to each of the 3 Hospital site Accommodation teams and covering the operational role as needed in busy times or when staff are on leave.

    This role is perfect for a candidate with housing management and/or estate agency/property lettings experience who is looking for the opportunity to provide a more personalised support service to recruit and retain the key staff needed to sustain a strong Healthcare environment in East Kent.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsibility for supporting short term tenants into longer term housing placements, helping support with tenancy agreements, designing support plans, helping residents to move to independent accommodation at the end of short stay occupancy and as one of the interfaces and point of contact for all other aspects of the Accommodation services for EKHUFT staff on site alongside the Accommodation Manager.
    • To build relationships and partnership with estate agents and local landlords to secure suitable accommodation for staff to move to from on site within the vicinity of the hospital.
    • To work as part of the team in leading and providing accommodation support services to clinical front-line teams.
    • Involvement in day to day management of the accommodation services as required to support annual leave for the accommodation officers - to include booking of rooms, allocating keys, raising invoices and other operational duties as required to support smooth running of the service at critical peak times.
    • To provide guidance, support and involvement with all tenancy management requirements including the management of rent and arrears; room inspections, property maintenance and health and safety issues.
    • To source external accommodation as per the needs of the organisation, set up all operational requirements relating to this and oversee the premises on an ongoing basis.
    • To provide care, support and supervision to tenants and Trust Senior Leadership team to help them to achieve resourcing targets relating to housing.

    About you:

    • Knowledge of estate agency / property lettings management
    • IT literate with knowledge of MS office applications
    • Well organised to work under pressure
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of seniority
    • Knowledge of fire safety regulations

    Experience:

    • Experience of property management including lettings
    • Experience in providing general needs housing / tenancy management services
    • Experience of providing general needs housing / tenancy within an organisation that provides social housing
    • Has worked in a supported housing environment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a part of a team, developing good working relationships with colleagues and external service providers
    • Can effectively manage a busy and varied workload, prioritise between conflicting demands and be able to meet deadlines.
    • Experience and a practical, pragmatic approach to helping colleagues secure suitable accommodation is more important than qualifications. However, knowledge and experience acquired through industry related qualifications would be an advantage, e.g.
    • Level 4 Certificate in Residential Letting & Property Management - England & Wales, or equivalent relevant experience

    Or Level 3 Diploma in Property (Residential Property Letting and Management)

    (City & Guilds), or equivalent relevant experience

    Requirements:

    • Eligible to work in the United Kingdom
    • Happy to work in a hospital setting
    • Happy to undergo relevant training including non-clinical along with fitness to work assessment
    • Access to transport will be an advantage when applying for this role due to the location of the hospital.
    • No DBS is required for this role.

    Why work for Randstad?

    • All necessary training provided by us, with opportunities for other training and development
    • Access to great discounts with top highstreet retailers
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Long term work opportunities 01622 357230 (option 3) for more information or apply today!

    Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

    Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

    For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.