Community Asset Team Manager

Coastal Housing
Swansea (Abertawe)
£35,700 - £42,000 per annum
09 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Community Asset Team Manager Are you passionate about making a difference to local communities and helping them develop the skills to thrive? Do you have experience of Asset Based Community Development? If the answer is yes and you have worked within or managed a diverse team delivering excellent services within a community, then this might just be the role for you. Coastal are looking for someone with a passion for helping local communities to lead our Community Asset Team. - Develop and embed a clear strategy for ABCD in the way the community asset team, and Coastal, works - Preserve systems thinking as the method for continuous improvement and lead by example in understanding both demand and work flow - Lead the team (and Association) to challenge dependency on services, relocating power to citizens wherever possible and fostering a culture of active citizenship - Enable a culture of high support/high challenge (restorative approach) within the application of all activities, duties and functions - Provide outstanding leadership and management of the community asset team, ensuring high levels of communication, collaboration and cooperation - Establish effective connections between the community asset team, the community housing teams and other internal Coastal teams that facilitate a strengths based 'pull-in' approach - To collaboratively redesign the efforts and activities of the community asset team in a way that is led by the dreams and aspirations of community members themselves; discovers their skills, talents and contributions; asks communities what they can do or themselves; facilitates connectivity between people; and mobilises communities around shared aspirations. - Ensure that 'what matters' to the citizens we work with is at the forefront of activity and that we work to facilitate people leading their vision of a good life - Act on both internal and external systems to remove blockages and improve work flow where this requires strategic level involvement - Identify and set clear measures, and monitor the effectiveness of these against outcomes - Identify and design a method of measuring the impact of the teams contribution and build an evidence base - Capture local stories and share key findings with stakeholders in partnership with citizens - Strengthen connections with community connectors, groups (formal and informal) and organisations to build relationships and share skills. - Create opportunities for communities and organisations to collectively map community assets and exchange learning - Maintain a high external profile and develop relationships with key stakeholders to support the Group's strategic aims - Embody the organisation's values and model appropriate leadership behaviours at all times and in all areas of accountability. When registering to Jobsiteyou will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed.