Scheme Manager - Lord Alexander House

HP1 1DA, Hemel Hempstead
£25,800 pa
11 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers. We have an excellent reputation for providing high quality care and are looking for a scheme manager to join our Care and Supported Housing Team in Hemel Hempstead.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a Scheme Manager at our service Lord Alexander House based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

Lord Alexander House provides fourteen one bedroom flats in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire for people with severe and enduring mental health problems. Each tenant has their own self-contained purpose built flat with 24 hour support on site.

The aim is to provide personalised support to people living in their own homes to help them in their recovery and meet their full potential.

About you

As a Scheme Manager, you will be part of the Management Team and will be responsible the day to day running of the scheme with duties including staff supervisions, setting the schemes budget and ensuring the scheme works within its budget, over seeing support is delivered on time and to all service users as per agreed support plans, to achieve an excellent standard of outcomes for our service users, as well as participate on the management on-call Rota.

You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a track record of promoting inter-agency work with colleagues.

You will be passionate and driven with the desire to provide high quality, person centred services. You will have experience in the delivery of care and/or support services to vulnerable adults and will have some experience of managing staff.


  • We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles

  • Comprehensive training and development support with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

Closing Date:- Friday 27th October 2017

Interview dates:- Week Commencing Monday 6th November 2017

How to apply

please visit our website and complete an on-line application form

Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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