Retirement Living Scheme Coordinator
Job Title: Retirement Living Scheme Team Leader
Salary Banding: £24,500 to £28,500
Job Location: Chester
Contact Duration: Permanent
Hours (weekly): 35 hours
Are you looking for an opportunity where you can utilise your excellent people management skills, whilst fulfilling your passion to support older people?
With over 28,000 homes, Your Housing Group has a large, diverse portfolio of properties, including Retirement Living Schemes for the over 55’s and we have an exciting opportunity for a Retirement Living Services Coordinator / Team Leader, based in Chester.
In the rewarding role of Retirement Living Services Coordinator / Team Leader, you’ll be applying your previous people management skills to lead, support, coach and develop your team of three Scheme Managers across three modern Retirement Living Schemes for the over 55’s (Abbot’s Wood and Kingswood in Chester and The Windings in Helsby). You’ll ensure your Scheme Managers have the tools they need to support their own team, consisting of Night Supervisors, Site Officers, Administrators and Cleaners.
It’s essential you not only excel in developing others but also have experience of older people’s housing services / Schemes and of course, you’ll have exceptional communication skills. You will be responsible for tenancy and leasehold management of the three Schemes, ensuring excellent customer service is always achieved and each Scheme’s performance is maximised.
As our Retirement Living Services Coordinator / Team Leader, you will have ……..
- experience of managing Retirement Living/Extra Care housing or lettings/tenancy management
- knowledge of Retirement Living / Extra Care housing and other services for older people
- knowledge of housing legislation and housing management principles
- excellent communication skills, with experience leading, developing and coaching a small team of managers
- a passion for working with older people
……………………………………….if that sounds like you, we’d really love to hear from you!
What do we have to offer you? As a new people manager to Your Housing Group, you’ll join our Learning to Lead development programme to further enhance your existing leadership skills, ensuring you have the tools you need to support and develop your team. We offer a competitive salary, a healthcare cash back plan, pension scheme with employer contributions, up to 25 days annual leave, (increasing with length of service), plus Bank Holidays and an option to buy/sell at the beginning of each holiday year, alongside a highly flexible working culture supported by several other excellent benefits and rewards.
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/ADULT BARRED check for a regulated activity is an essential requirement.
Closing Date: 29 January 2020 - we review applications as they’re received, therefore, can potentially interview prior to the closing date indicated; please don’t delay – apply today!
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