Scheme Manager (Retired Living)

Longhurst Group
LE13 1BE, Melton Mowbray
Salary: up to £9,725.66 pa (starting salary subject to experience
31 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Scheme Manager (Retired Living) – Saddlers Court - Melton Mowbray                        


Hours: 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 9.00am until 12.00pm (with some flexibility in relation to start times)

Salary: up to £9,725.66 pa (starting salary subject to experience and qualifications)

Based: Saddlers Court, Rosebery Avenue, Melton Mowbray, Leicester, LE13 1BE

Reference Number: LH228

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join our Leasehold Services Team, at Saddlers Court As our Scheme Manager. Our new Scheme Manager will be based on site at Saddlers Court on a permanent basis.

L&H Homes, a member of the Longhurst Group, is looking for a professional and caring person to manage a development of 22 leasehold retirement apartments.  The role will include overseeing the welfare of our residents and the management of day-to-day service delivery.

The Role

As part of our Leasehold Services Team, we are looking for a professional and caring person to manage our development of retirement properties.

Key responsibilities of our Scheme Manager will be:

  • To professionally manage the scheme designed for older persons, with specific responsibility in overseeing the general welfare of residents, dealing with emergencies, and encouraging the social welfare of our residents.  
  • Management of service delivery, with particular attention to housing management and maintenance issues.
  • Actively support the promotion of property sales, whilst also informing the Central Control and Sales Team of any relevant changes to resident’s circumstances

You will possess:

  • A mature, professional and friendly personality with a commitment to providing excellent customer care.
  • The ability to support residents’ needs and expectations.
  • Excellent communication, administration and ICT Skills
  • A willingness to work additional hours when required.

In return, we offer:

  • A Competitive salary
  • Service Occupancy accommodation
  • A Contributory Average Salary Pension Scheme
  • Generous paid annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays and 3 additional concessionary days.
  • A commitment to training and development

About Us

Longhurst & Havelok homes is a member of the Longhurst Group. Longhurst Group is one of the UK’s leading housing providers, providing more than 22,500 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and is a leading independent provider of care and support services. 

Passionate about people and committed to its vision of ‘Improving Lives’, Longhurst Group does not stand still and has an exciting future ahead with ambitious growth plans for housing, care, support and community investment. 

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

Why Apply

At Longhurst & Havelok homes we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff and board members so we want to make sure that everyone feel supported and appreciated.

Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values we will continue to shape the future making a positive difference within our local communities, creating places where people want to live.

Vetting Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview, copies will not be taken.

Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants from minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities and invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, 19th June 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date:  Thursday, 4th July 2017 (Nottingham Area)