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Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AX
£70,254 - £75,395 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

Based at Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar.

Classed as Workstyle 5 – allowing home and remote working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Leader for our Housing Service.

Given Angus Council have an agile approach to work, there is the opportunity to work from home and remotely as well as using the base in Forfar.

As Service Leader you will have responsibility for delivering the Council’s strategic and operational housing functions, oversee the management of the Housing Revenue Account (HRA), ensuring effective and high quality Housing Services focused on the needs of our tenants. You will set the direction for the service with a focus on improving outcomes and life opportunities for our tenants as well as creating an open and inclusive culture where staff can thrive and work together.

You will lead on the development, implementation and monitoring of the Council’s Local Housing Strategy and Strategic Housing Investment Plan as well as the preparation of the HRA business plan including financial planning and monitoring to ensure effective and prudent use of HRA rental income.

We are looking for someone with experience in effective and visible leadership and innovation in managing services and a strong track record in transforming service delivery and a customer focused approach are essential. Knowledge of and substantial experience of current issues in the Housing sector and of leading housing services is essential.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in engaging and motivating others, have well developed interpersonal skills and demonstrate an adaptive leadership style that is inclusive.

Please note interviews will be held Thursday 13 April 2023 and Friday 14 April 2023.


Please refer to job description, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for this job.

About Angus Council

Please refer to the "applicant guidance" documentwhen completing your application form and to the "welcome to Angus" documentfor more information about working for Angus Council.

The Individual

We are happy to discuss flexible working during the recruitment process for this position. This means we are open to a conversation about working patterns and the flexibility that is available for this role whilst managing the workload.

We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.