One YMCA – Director of Housing

Social Housing
Wednesday, 15th February 2017
Closing Date:
Monday, 6th March 2017
Full Time
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Job Description

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Closing: Monday 6th March 2017 at 12 noon



Be our housing expert – ensure our success!

One YMCA: 3 hostels, 400 people accommodated every night, £9m t/o, 250 staff: One YMCA

We are looking for someone with all round housing expertise to lead and established team and drive forward our housing strategy, ensuring high occupancy rates, full rent collection, good quality accommodation and resident informed services. Your expertise in housing will contribute to our long term success, future proofing against the legislative and funding changes.

Our charity operates three hostels and supports 400 young homeless people each night, in addition to health & wellbeing, children’s services, youthwork and community activities within Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire. Building on its Christian ethos and with a turnover exceeding £9m and over 250 staff, One YMCA makes a positive impact on local people through the services it delivers and the partner organisations it works with.

You will have a passion for quality housing and support, a strong track record as a senior level housing professional, of delivering great performance, innovation and VfM, and a proven history of developing and running sustainable services. Whilst you will be the driving force behind our housing activities, as part of the Executive Team, you will have opportunities to contribute to the development of the wider service offering to help people belong, contribute and thrive in their communities.

For further information call Mary Hope on 07948 978 804 or 020 3434 0990

Closing date: Monday 6th March 2017 at 12 noon

First interview: Monday 13th March 2017

Second interview: Week commencing 20th March 2017



Due to postal unreliability we recommend you email your application to us wherever possible to avoid disappointment. Applications must be received by 12 noon on the closing date.

It is your responsibility to ensure that we have received your application. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt of your application from us within 24 hours of sending, please call 020 3434 0990 to ensure it has arrived.

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Full details of the application process can be found in the recruitment pack. Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration forms.

We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email to or by post to:

Campbell Tickell Recruitment
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8 Fulton Road

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