Head of Building Services and Adaptations

Our client is an award-winning home improvement agency, an independent registered society with charitable status covering the whole of the Leeds Metropolitan District area and beyond.

Our client has over thirty years’ experience in supporting home independence with staff helping clients to make sure their homes suit their requirements now and into the future - whether they are in receipt of funding or are funding the work themselves. Their aim is to take the worry out of making changes to your home and finding the support needed to remain independent.

We are currently looking for an experienced, adaptable and forward-thinking Head of Building Services and Adaptations who has demonstrable experience of leading successful teams within the building and adaptations industry. This is a key role within their organisation and the successful candidate will join at a pivotal time as they are currently planning an expansion in the amount and scope of the projects that they deliver across Leeds and the surrounding area.

Our client has a positive impact on the lives of their customers, by identifying needs and then swiftly deliver adaptations to make their homes safer and lives easier, this makes your work both fulfilling and rewarding.

Their continuous improvement culture recognises the impact and contribution of all our staff and encourages the team to make suggestions to improve what they do and how they do it.

They have regular team building events and their staff forum demonstrates their commitment to delivering changes to the way they work from those who know best.

They operate Flexi time and hybrid working which supports a healthy work life balance for all whilst still delivering on our promises to our clients. They offer a variety of training and development opportunities to all staff and actively encourage personal development

Our client has close partnerships with other third sector organisations across Leeds, sharing ideas and concepts and work together to make positive changes to the lives of their clients


The Future

Our client's Management Team and Board regularly review the long term viability and sustainability of the charity, with a robust strategic business plan in place to ensure they remain fit for purpose as an organisation and employer, and that their services are relevant to the needs of our funders, commissioners and clients.

The Head of Building Services and Adaptations will play a key player in the delivery of this strategy and will work closely with the CEO and the Board to identify and implement business growth opportunities. We would love to hear from building professionals who feel that they have the appropriate skills, experience and the vision to make this role their own.

If you have experience within the construction, housing or adaptations sector and are looking for a new and challenging role within the third sector, we would love to hear from you!

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Check (DBS)

Hours: 37 hours per week. Hybrid working and flexi-time system in place

Salary: £38,000- £40,000per annum depending on experience

Pension: Auto-enrolment into the Social Housing Pension Scheme, with an employer

contribution to a maximum of 5%

Holiday: 25 days p.a. increasing to 29 days after 4 years’ service, plus 8 statutory holidays

Benefits: Phone usage allowance. Works laptop/tablet & twin monitor workstation. Manage own diary. Mileage allowance 45p per mile up to 10,000 miles

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 4HT

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