Sheltered Housing Scheme Manager
Job Location: Hyde
Contract Duration: Permanent
Hours (weekly): 17.5 hours (Monday to Friday 9am12:30pm)
Your Housing Group has a great opportunity for a part-time Sheltered Scheme Manager based at Ogden Court, a sheltered independent accommodation service for people over 55 in Hyde (SK14 2RD).
In the rewarding, non-residential role of Sheltered Scheme Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day safety, security and wellbeing of our scheme and the people who live there. Your hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am-12.30pm.
Your days will be varied, ranging from liaising with tenants and their families to signpost and support their needs, reporting repairs, undertaking Health and Safety checks, and ensuring the scheme is maintained to a high standard. You will manage voids and lettings, providing a housing management service to tenants.
You will ideally have previous experience of working with older people, with an understanding of their practical and emotional needs.
It’s a given as the Scheme Manager you will have strong communication skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure, be self-motivated with excellent communication skills.
You will act as a co-ordinator, signposting and liaising with customer’s families and working in partnership with external agencies to ensure customer’s needs are met.
In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.
Your Housing Group is a new generation of housing provider, working efficiently and effectively to build as many quality houses as possible, thereby playing its part in solving the national housing crisis. With over 28,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer in Nuvu.
This role is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. Therefore, a DBS ENHANCED (including Adult/Child Barred List) check for a regulated activity is an essential requirement.
Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.
Closing date: 19 September 2019
Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above, therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.
Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property. It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview. Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.YHG1
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