P/T Scheme Manager
P/T Scheme Manager
£13,750 per annum (FTE £19,250)
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire PE7
25 hours per week Monday to Friday- specific times to be agreed upon appointment
Accent is proud to provide support and affordable housing to people of all ages and circumstances and we are now seeking an enthusiastic professional to help us deliver our services older people.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to become the Scheme Manager at Sudbury Court, one of our independent living schemes in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire – it is about 20 minutes drive from Peterborough. This role is primarily allocated to one of our Peterborough independent living schemes (previously known as sheltered housing schemes) with some support required at other schemes when needed.
The Scheme Manager role includes carrying out weekday checks on residents and ensuring the building; communal areas, garden and grounds are cleaned, maintained and secure. You will be comfortable liaising with other Accent staff, including working closely with the local Housing Officer, and with contractors. You will also be comfortable working primarily on your own and taking responsibility for the scheme.
You will be able to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies when they arise and will appreciate the importance of thorough record keeping, including risk assessments and health and wellbeing plans. You will have used housing management systems in the past and have good general IT skills. Strong time and people management abilities are essential.
You will be prepared to undertake some housing management functions, dealing with anti-social behaviour and mediating between residents. In addition, you will be supporting older residents in our general needs properties to live independently in their own homes.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Independent Living Coordinator – Jane Abbey via 0345 678 0555.
We offer an excellent benefits package including a salary based contributory pension scheme with life assurance cover, generous holidays, flexi-time and both internal and external training opportunities
Closing date 17th November 2016
Interviews w.c 28th November 2016
We positively welcome and support the diversity of the communities we work with and the people we employ