Social Housing Recruitment work across a wide variety of sectors within Social Housing.

 

We have a team of dedicated Consultants and Resourcing Partners each who are assigned specific areas of focus, to allow them to be become specialists within their own individual market.

See below the main areas we cover alongside examples of the positions we have recently recruited within. 

If you would like to discuss present, or future hiring needs then please reach out to us and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.

Building Safety

Building Safety

The upcoming Building Safety Bill is being prioritised by the Government to ensure an urgent reform of the regulatory system within building safety. Following the tragic events of Grenfell, this upcoming legislation will protect residents, increase accountability and enforce tougher penalties for those who fail to meet their obligations.

We appreciate that this area is an ever growing and vital part of any customer focused organisations' strategy. However, due to this discipline being new and with this legislation ever changing, there are still several unknowns when recruiting into this space.

As true experts within building and fire safety, Principal People focus on taking this confusion away, providing clarity and realism along with detailed market knowledge.

We are trusted by over two thirds of the G15 to scope, design and recruit Building Safety individuals into their teams, including success in the following roles:

 

  • Director of Building Safety
  • Head of Building Safety
  • Senior Building Safety Manager
  • Head of Health, Safety and Building Safety
  • Building Safety Surveyor
  • Building Safety Coordinator
  • Resident Liaison Manager
  • Clerk of Works

 

To understand more about our recruitment and talent services around Building Safety, please contact us today on 0203 8000 888.

Property and Asset Management

Asset Management and Property Management

Robust Asset and Property Management strategies are critical to any Social Housing organisation and with the pace of change currently happening within the industry, having the insight to top talent is essential.

We appreciate the challenges organisations will face in customer expectations, sustainability targets (especially against rising energy prices and costs), along with data intelligence and believe our knowledge and experience within this discipline is vital to provide value adding solutions to clients who partner with us

Our proven track record within this space has resulted in the following placements:

  • Director of Asset Management
  • Director of Planned Programme Delivery
  • Director of Asset Compliance
  • Head of Asset Management
  • Head of Asset Compliance
  • Head of Contract Management
  • Head of Maintenance
  • Property Portfolio Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Responsive Repairs Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Maintenance Team Leader
  • Maintenance Surveyor

To understand more about our recruitment and talent services within Asset Management and Property Management, please contact us today on 0203 8000 888.

Health, Safety, Fire and Compliance

Health, Safety, Fire and Compliance

Health, Safety, Fire and Compliance are arguably the most important business areas within a Housing Association.

Ensuring the Safety and Wellbeing of internal staff, tenants and the properties they occupy is at the forefront of all Housing Providers minds.

Social Housing Recruitment have been recruiting within the Health and Safety sector for over 30 years through Principal People and have placed roles within over 70% of all Housing Providers in the UK. We understand these are critical hires to get right and how important the blended skill set of technical ability and strong communication skills is. Social Housing Recruitment have a dedicated team of Health and Safety specialist recruiters to support you in your search for an exceptional individual.

Common placements include:

  • Director of Health, Safety & Compliance
  • Head of Health & Safety
  • Head of Compliance
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Compliance Manager
  • Health & Safety Advisor
  • Compliance Officer
  • Fire Risk Assessor
  • Fire Safety Surveyor
  • Fire Safety Officer
  • Fire Safety Advisor
  • Fire Safety Manager
  • Fire Risk Manager
  • Fire Contracts Manager
  • Head of Fire Safety
  • Fire Risk Assessment Manager

To understand more about our recruitment and talent services within Health, Safety, Fire and Compliance, please contact us today on 0203 8000 888.

Housing, Communities and Neighbourhoods

Housing, Communities and Neighbourhoods

Housing providers are increasingly finding that making the right service choices in Housing and Neighbourhoods affects their business.

They need a way to make sure that their strategic aims and business narrative is reflected consistently in what they deliver day to day. Ultimately, the long term aim must be for sustainable, viable neighbourhoods which residents want to live in. Here at Social Housing Recruitment we understand that aim and have been placing candidates within this space since our inception. We have a dedicated Housing, Community & Neighbourhoods team of specialist recruiters to support you in your search for a candidate.

Common placements include:

  • Housing officer
  • Housing Manager
  • ASB Officer
  • ASB Manager
  • Scheme manager
  • Community Safety Officer
  • Head of Neighbourhoods
  • Resident liaison officer
  • Estate services officer
  • Neighbourhood Officer
  • Neighbourhoods Experience Manager

To understand more about our recruitment and talent services within Housing and Neighbourhoods, please contact us today on 0203 8000 888.

Repairs and Maintenance

Repairs and Maintenance

A good repairs service is one of the most important services provided by a Housing Association.

Not only is it the service that impacts the greatest areas, it is also the service that is most highly valued and relied upon, particularly the most vulnerable. This is a pivotal role type within the Housing sector, often described as fast paced and rewarding. Social Housing Recruitment have been placing candidates within this space since our inception and have a dedicated Repairs & Maintenance Team of specialist recruiters to support you in your search for a candidate.

Common placements include:

  • Contract Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Repairs Manager
  • Maintenance Surveyor
  • Multi-trade Operative
  • Voids Surveyor
  • Electrical Supervisor
  • Trade Manager
  • Responsive Repairs Manager
  • Maintenance Officer
  • Head of Maintenance & Repairs
  • Electrical Manager
  • Communal Heating Manager

To understand more about our recruitment and talent services within Repairs and Maintenance, please contact us today on 0203 8000 888.

Development and Construction

Development and Construction 

Development and construction (building new homes), is one of the fundamental parts of a Social Housing organisations strategy.

Providing additional and essential housing to the people who most need them, construction programmes also regenerate neighbourhoods and bring communities together.

We embrace these challenges when recruiting for our clients and understand the important role the individuals we source play in these programmes, along with the innovation they can bring.

Our proven track record within this space has resulted in the following placements:

  • Development Director
  • Director of Business Development
  • Deputy Director of Development
  • Head of Development Delivery
  • Head of Business Development
  • Head of Major Projects
  • Senior Development Manager
  • Assistant Development Manager
  • Development Project Manager
  • Business Development Manager

To understand more about our recruitment and talent services within Development and Construction, please contact us today on 0203 8000 888.