General Manager

New Earswick, York
£44,811 plus competitive benefits
07 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type

About us:

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East.

JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

Hartrigg Oaks is a retirement community aimed at promoting good health and wellbeing in a socially stimulating environment. It consists of 152 bungalows, a 42 bed registered care/ nursing home, an extra care provision and an extensive range of communal facilities, including a restaurant, coffee shop and heath activity centre. It is home to around 250 residents.

About the role:

The role of General Manager will provide and develop a high quality local environment in which all residents and visitors feel valued, safe and supported. You will coordinate the various functions and departments to provide a cohesive service, ensuring good quality service delivery in a timely fashion. You will streamline decision making, provide informed advice on the legal requirements and provide a central point of contact for both residents and staff.

The General Manager will also have full oversight and control of operational budgets and will be part of providing residents with increased transparency on finances. You will also work with the residents to recommend business plans with a view to improving the finances of the scheme.

If you are interested in this new and exciting role you must have a strong track record in managing and delivering high quality support services to customers, ideally in a housing, care or hospitality setting though this is not essential. Experience of leading teams, managing budgets and supplier relationships are important and you will possess excellent communication skills as well as proficiency in building and maintaining effective working relationships. It is essential that you possess a relevant qualification in Property Law e.g. LLB or property management e.g. MCIH or RICS.

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check for this role.

For an information pack and further information please click the 'Apply' button below or our 24-hour recruitment answerphone: 01904 615943.

Closing deadline for applications is Sunday 18 February 2018

Interviews will take place in early March.

Please complete our application form; CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background.