Landlord Health and Safety Manager

Spennymoor, County Durham
£41,712 to £43,841 plus £1,370 car allowance and competitive benefits package
20 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The spotlight on health and safety in social housing has never been greater. In this exciting new role your professional expertise and ability to engage with your colleagues, our customers and contractors will make a real and sustained impact.


We are an award winning not for profit housing association based in County Durham. We provide over 8,400 homes to over 16,000 people across communities in County Durham.


Our ambitious Plan A sets out big challenges to enable sustainable tenure, provide quality homes and deliver a brilliant customer experience.  


About the role


In this role you will lead on the development and implementation of all property health and safety service improvements and initiatives to deliver innovative services that meet real need and work closely with our tenants to ensure their health and safety is paramount in the work we do for them. 



Working as a member of the Property Services senior management team, you will ensure that Health and Safety planning is integral to building, repairing, maintaining and improving our assets.  You will have the opportunity to make a real impact in shaping our future plans to create safer homes for our tenants whilst shaping our response to the rapidly emerging statutory and regulatory obligations relating to property health and safety.


About you


With significant experience in property/landlord health and safety gained in a managerial role in social housing, you will also be an engaging and influential professional able to get buy-in from customers and ensure their voice on safety is both heard and acted upon. Your acquired skills, knowledge and experience coupled with behaviours closely aligned to our values will ensure you successfully manage complex, challenging and contentious situations. You will be passionate about your vocational field with a keen eye for detail and a relentless focus on compliance to ensure the health and safety of our customers. 




  • Excellent annual leave entitlement (26 days plus bank holidays, rising to a maximum of 31 days plus bank holidays after 5 years’ service)


  • Flexible working hours – with the ability to use up to 10 days flexi leave per year


  • Local Government pension scheme


  • Discounts for cinema tickets, shopping etc


  • Bike to work scheme


  • Ability to purchase up to 5 days annual leave per year


  • Performance related bonus (subject to eligibility)

About us

We are more than just a landlord, we have a social purpose providing vital support to help our tenants and communities own and to take control of their lives, reach their full potential and shape their futures.


We offer more than just a home. We help improve the lives of the people living in our homes and in our communities. 


If you are passionate about providing safer homes then apply for this role today and join us on our journey!


Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 10 May 2021