Housing and Wellbeing Manager

Recruiter
Housing Plus Group
Location
Penkridge, Stafford
Salary
£24,482 per annum
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
24 Nov 2017
Ref
NTXLX250535
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Housing and Wellbeing Manager
Penkridge, Staffordshire 
Salary - £24,482 per annum
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Housing Plus Group was formed by a merger between Severnside Housing in Shropshire and South Staffordshire-based Housing Plus, in October 2016. With 12,000 homes, 25,000 customers and 600 employees, the Housing Plus Group is a strong, resilient and effective provider of homes and care services throughout Shropshire and Staffordshire. The Group has ambitious plans to build more homes and provide even better choice for our customers and communities.

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you enjoy making a difference everyday? How about an opportunity to test your management skills in an ever changing environment? If this excites you, then this opportunity might be for you:

We have a vacancy for a Housing and Wellbeing Manager working at our flagship Retirement Living Care and Support scheme, Pencric, in Penkridge.  You will be leading a team of housing and wellbeing officers to deliver a responsive and pro-active Housing Management and quality wellbeing service to residents, enabling them to live as independently as possible.

Responsibilities: 

In this role you will be responsible for providing a responsive and pro-active Housing Management service to residents in an Extra Care Housing Scheme, enabling them to live as independently as possible. To provide onsite management and supervision of housing and support staff.  You will be the main point of contact at the scheme and you will provide a visible and excellent customer service to residents and visitors.

Ensure that all residents have access to advice and support to ensure that they are claiming all relevant benefits to support them to pay for the services that they receive.

Manage the performance and development of Housing and Enablement Officers/Retirement Living officers and support staff to ensure effective support planning specific to individual residents. Monitoring and controlling the expenditure in accordance with the budget, procedures, levels of delegated authority and financial control/audit requirements.

Requirements:

Experience of managing, supervising, appraising, training and coaching staff

Previous experience of working in Retirement Living Care and Support services (Desirable)

Understanding of the changing aspirations of older people (Desirable)

Ability to work flexibly which may involve evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

The ability to travel around the district. Full driving license and use of own vehicle is essential


Closing date: 24th November 2017

Interview date: 28th and 29th November 2017
 

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