Sheltered Housing Manager

10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Accountabilities of the role:

To promote, encourage and support the continued independence and
well-being of the sheltered housing tenants by monitoring, enabling
and meeting the necessary support needs To assess, review and respond
to ongoing support and housing needs of sheltered housing tenants
appropriately. The role will develop and maintain constructive
relationships with sheltered tenants, carers, partners, service
providers and any one from the wider community that is involved with
the sheltered scheme.


Knowledge and Abilities:

Having a good understanding of the Safeguarding policy and how it
relates to the role of the Sheltered Housing Manager.

Knowledge of Welfare benefits and the ability to assist where
appropriate in maximising tenants' incomes.

Ability to use own initiative to manage conflicting priorities and
deal appropriately with emergencies in line with agreed procedures

Key Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively in both a verbal and written form.

Ability to liaise effectively with and co-ordinate work with other
professional staff teams, both within the Council and externally.

Knowledge of and the ability to assess the needs of tenants and to
access, co-ordinate, monitor and review appropriate Support Services
for them.


Experience of Managing Sheltered Housing Schemes within a Public
Sector Environment.

Experience of case working.

Experience of working within a Support Planning framework.

Minimum of 2 years experience in either a voluntary or paid capacity
of working with older people or vulnerable adults