Growth and Housing Manager

Location: East Anglia
Salary: £42,119 - £45,250 per annum, depending on qualifications. (Maximum job rate potential is £48,844 which is performance related).
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Position Type: {Advertised Full Time / Part Time}
Closing Date: 24/07/2024 23:59

Housing and Growth Manager – East Anglia


Salary: £42,119 to £45,250 per annum, depending on qualifications. (Maximum job rate potential is £48,844 which is performance related).

Hours: 37 hours per week


About us

Break Charity is an energetic organisation, expanding their innovative, leaving care service across Norfolk. Are you creative, flexible, motivational and do you want to join a team changing the lives of Care Leavers? If YES, we want to see an application from you!

At Break, we are committed to opening the door to brighter tomorrows for Looked after Children. We are passionate about providing the highest level of care to our Young People. At the heart of what we do is the ethos that children and young people feel safe, protected, and loved.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and supportive employer and recognise that working in care, although incredibly rewarding, is not without its challenges. Therefore, we want you to feel appreciated for the life changing work you are doing.


About you

The successful applicant will contribute towards supporting the development of our Leaving Care project - Staying Close, Staying Connected. The successful candidate will support the service leadership to deliver an effective and efficient service which improves the outcomes for young people leaving care across East Anglia.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience of working with a housing provider or a housing related organisation. 
  • The ability to work with external housing providers to ensure the quality and availability of housing for care leavers.
  • The ability to manage a team of housing workers.
  • Experience and an understanding of housing and related support for vulnerable people, the housing and benefit system.
  • The ability to maintain good working relationships with partner agencies to promote growth of the service and positive outcomes for services leavers.
  • A basic understanding of the principles of adult and child safeguarding. 
  • A current valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle. 


You will be enthusiastic, creative and motivated with a professional, caring and calm approach. You will be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility and imagination, have experience of working in an emotionally intelligent way, be resilient and have the maturity to offer a balanced perspective.  Your supporting statement should closely reflect the requirements stipulated in the Person Specification.



Candidates must have an IOSH qualification, a NEBOSH qualification would be desirable.


Essential Information

In your role, you’ll have access to the following benefits:

  • Free, career-enhancing qualifications
  • A “golden hello” scheme welcoming you to our services, with £500 paid to you one month after your start date and a second £500 at the six month mark.
  • A referral scheme offering the same two payments as the golden hello if you recommend a contact who goes on to be employed by Break.
  • A benefits platform enabling you to access discounts across a range of shops, venues and services.
  • A free counselling service to all our employees.
  • The opportunity to influence Break’s strategy and direction through the Staff Consultation Forum.
  • Life assurance to the value of 3x your annual salary.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Free flu jabs.


Interviews: TBC

The first interview will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a formal interview.

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UKVI requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKVI guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.


For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.


This role may also be known as: Housing Manager, Care Manager, IOSH, Property Portfolio Manager, Property Manager





The Company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past few years. We have a vast number of employees, and provide support to clients from all over the country.