Community Development Manager – Housing
£ 47,000 per year
Full time, permanent
We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Development Manager to join our community and neighborhood development team.
The main responsibilities will include:
- Effective management of neighborhood and community development services, including employment support, business start-ups, strategic and operational youth and gaming services, and large externally funded contracts to ensure they meet contractual and financial obligations
- Collaborate with partners, community and internal business teams to identify and understand the strengths, aspirations and challenges of communities, tenants and residents of Wythenshawe and empower them to take action on the things that are important to them.
- Work alongside colleagues across the company to develop and find funding, resources and partnerships to achieve community development goals.
- Promote the use of community assets, ensuring that they are accessible to all sections of the community in order to better understand and provide community development services.
Previous experience in a management role in the community development sector is essential
We are one of the largest registered housing providers in Greater Manchester – ideally positioned in the ‘garden city’ of Wythenshawe. WCHG is an inclusive employer where differences are recognized as assets in achieving our goal. The investment is essential to allow staff teams to feel empowered and trustworthy to do their best work.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference in the community of Wythenshawe… but more than that, every position comes with a competitive salary, a great pension plan, vacation that will increase with each year of service, flexible working, employee support and health. care plan including benefits, professional membership and excellent lifelong learning opportunities.