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Community Resource Centre Manager - Wrexham

Full Time, Managerial / Executive
Job Sector:
Construction / Trades, Property / Lettings / Surveying
North Wales
Salary description:
£23, 970- £26, 383 per annum
Start Date:
Wales & West Housing
Job Ref:

Community Resource Centre Manager
Location: Wrexham
Hours: 37 hours a week
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £23,970- £26,383 per annum   
The Organisation 
Wales & West Housing are one of the leading housing providers in Wales. We operate across 15 local authority areas, providing quality, affordable homes and services to more than 19,000 residents. We are a major Welsh employer, with 400 staff at WWH and 200 staff in our two subsidiary companies, a figure that is growing year on year.  
We have been established since 1965, and we have grown from our first scheme of 49 flats in Cardiff, to over 11,500 properties across Wales. We have three main office sites; Head Office in Cardiff a North base in Ewloe, and an office in Newcastle Emlyn with the majority based in South Wales. The majority of our staff work remotely out in the communities we support.  
This has been a big year for us at WWH, not least because we were ranked as the top Welsh not-for-profit organisation in the 2018 Sunday Times Best Companies list and fourth in the UK overall, we have been in the Top Ten for the last seven consecutive years. We are really proud of the fact that our staff love working for us; much of this is because of the unique culture we have here at WWH.  
We are also the first company in Wales to achieve IIP Platinum. Our aim is to create a place that everyone wants to work in and environment where every staff member feels supported and valued. Our values are really important to us at WWH and you will hear us talk a lot about being a values led organisation - our values drive the way we behave.  
The Opportunity  
We are looking for a new Community Resource Centre Manager who will continue with the promotion and effective management of this vibrant community facility. The centre is busy, with different activity sessions taking place every day. The centre is well used by residents in Hightown, so a good knowledge of the local area will be essential. The Manager will be supported by 2 Assistants and the team ensure that the building is maintained to a high standard for users.  
Accountabilities of the role include: 
  • Creating a vibrant, inclusive and sustainable facility that serves the needs of the local community by maximising its use amongst all sections of the community 
  • Maximising income generation through attracting new users and developing activities and services identified within the community
  • Identify opportunities for local enterprise activities for the community
  • Supporting user groups and to achieve their aims and maximise their availability to the community
  • Taking responsibility for the security of the building and acting as main responder to security alarm call-outs  
To Apply  
Applications are being accepted via our online application process only, or via selected recruitment agency partners, unless a disability makes this more difficult. If this is the case please contact the Human Resources Team, on 02920 415311.    
To apply for this vacancy please visit the careers page on our Wales & West Housing website: and click on the vacancy.    
To be successful in your application, we need to see evidence that you meet the essential criteria of the role, so we advise you to identify these in your application form and demonstrate how you fulfil these criteria through your work and life experience. Please then tell us more about how you suit the role. 
If you require any more information about this role, please contact Catherine Porter, Housing Manager, on 01352 736325.  
Closing date:  Midday, Friday 20th July 2018
Assessment date: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Company Description

Wales & West Housing is an innovative and dynamic organisation that empowers its staff to drive the business forward and to add real value to the organisation. We are committed to equality of opportunity in all our work.

WWH owns over 11,500 high quality, affordable homes meeting housing and communities’ needs across Wales. These include more than 3,000 dedicated properties for older people as well innovative supported housing solutions for people with a range of particular needs. Our vision is to achieve strong, sustainable growth to make a difference to people’s lives, homes and communities.

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