Deputy Housing Services Manager

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 150 staff and 250 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and passionate deputy manager to develop, grow and improve on Turning Tides’ established Byron Road and Manor Road services in Worthing.

The services consist of Two large Victorian properties; the Byron Road service which provides 15 bed spaces, consisting of a large core house with rooms with shared communal resources and a separate annex building with self-contained units and disability access. While the 15 bed Manor Road service provides medium support provision for individuals who require a lower level of support and are moving towards living independently.

You will be a highly motivated individual, with leadership qualities and a flexible way of working. We would welcome applications from those that may not have management experience, but possess the qualities and values that align with Turning Tides’ mission to end homelessness.


Reporting to the Housing Services Manager, you will:

  • Ensure that the service meets the needs of a diverse client group and continues to develop and adapt to meet changing needs.
  • Support the development of Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) in the service.
  • With the Housing Services Manager, have the responsibility for ensuring the service is financially secure, delivered safely and effectively and meet all relevant health & safety and safeguarding requirements.
  • Have the ability to lead a team and work with clients to deliver an effective and fully co-produced housing service.


To join us as our Deputy Manager you will need:

  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to drive results and innovation.
  • A willingness to successfully deliver high quality services coupled with the ability to mentor teams, implement new service developments and create positive ‘move on’ outcomes for our clients.
  • Good IT and data base skills

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: Please note Turning Tides do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 August 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 18 August 2021

No agencies please.

Turning Tides aims to create an environment which respects and welcomes everyone and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves. The organisation values, respects and celebrates diversity. Turning Tides encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Turning Tides are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect our employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronovirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Turning Tides supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.

Please be aware of Turning Tides’ Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting:

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please note that Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.


Apply online Contact us

Deputy Housing Services Manager


Apply online Download forms


Across the Byron & Manor Road sites in Worthing


37.5 hours per week


£27,948.89 per annum

Closing date:

13th August 2021

Interview date:

18th August 2021

Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.


Scroll Up