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Date Added: Tue 20/09/2022

Place Manager - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Carlisle, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

We are Places for People Group, we''re a social enterprise that believes it''s more than just homes that make a community - it''s the people. That''s why we build homes and manage communities where everyone can thrive.

We aren''t your typical company. We apply the same philosophy to our People as we do to our communities, ensuring our team is appreciated and supported. At Places for People, you''re more than just a number - you''re a part of our cause.

More about you role

You will be our presence in the neighbourhoods you manage, spending the majority of your time working in our communities, providing an effective and efficient tenancy and estate management service to our customers. With support from the Tenancy Enforcement Team you will ensure that customers meet their contractual obligations and that neighbourhoods are as safe, clean and attractive as possible.

An important aspect of your role will be carrying out tenancy reviews and property inspections, working with your team to create neighbourhood and continuous improvement plans that ensure estate standards are upheld and budgets adhered to within a customer-focused framework.

Reporting into the Place Area Manager, you will work as part of an established team to manage our neighbourhoods.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

Please note that this is a fixed term role expected to last for a period of 6 months. This role is agile/home based and, as the majority of your work will focus mainly in Manchester, Salford and Cheshire East and West, our preference is for someone based in or near this region.

More about you

We need you to have excellent communication skills ensuring a polite and courteous manner at all times is paramount to this role – you won''t be sat behind a desk or phone, you will be working closely with our customers and external agencies. Therefore, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the ability to create and maintain effective working relationships.

You should have experience working within a similar tenancy and estates management role and have relevant and up to date knowledge around housing and tenancy legislation and procedures which can be acted upon to make informed decisions.

You will need to demonstrate tenacity, resilience and attention to detail, as well a commercial approach to what you do, using your initiative and is eager to contribute towards making positive changes. Therefore you should be able to evidence where you have introduced or contributed to service delivery improvements. You will need to be a positive motivator with the ability to support others deliver an effective service, whilst maintaining your own motivation levels working autonomously.

To be considered for this role you will hold a valid & current drivers'' licence with access to your own vehicle. An essential car allowance is provided with this role.


We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.

We know that there''s always more we can do to make you smile, that''s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • Competitive salary, with a salary review yearly
  • Pension with matched contributions up to 7%
  • Excellent holiday package – up to 35 days annual leave with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%
  • Training and development
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What''s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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