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Community Involvement Manager - Fixed term until 15 January 2016
Salary: (PO5) £40,911 - £43,584. 35 hours per week (Split 17.5 hours / 2.5 days between THCH and Spitalfields HA)
THCH and Spitalfields HA(SHA) have come together to build and encourage partnership working between the two associations in community development and resident involvement.
We are small to medium sized Housing Associations operating in Tower Hamlets with excellent track records of refurbishing estates and improving services. We are determined to continue to be inclusive organisations where people from different communities can flourish and work and live in harmony.
We are looking for a new Community Involvement Manager to lead our Community Development Teams in delivering our resident involvement and community development strategies. The new Community Involvement Manager will not only build on our current success, but also lead on delivering our new strategies which aim to share our prosperity with our residents.
The role will involve working closely with, and developing THCH's and SHA's Area Resident Boards, Scrutiny Panels, local groups, voluntary, statutory agencies and businesses. The aim is to develop and improve services for tenants and residents, reviewing models for scrutiny and ensuring outcomes and impacts are measurable.
The successful applicant will also be responsible for building and evaluating resident involvement and identifying and supporting applications for funding from external sources to support our community development initiatives.
You must have a detailed and up-to-date knowledge of current best practice in relation to resident participation and scrutiny in a diverse inner city environment, with experience of working within a housing or similar charitable organisation. Excellent partnership skills, good communication skills, the ability to balance the needs of the key stakeholders and to plan and prioritise a challenging workload are essential.
The closing date is Friday, 9 May 2014.