Area Manager South

Orbit Group
England, Kent, Maidstone
Up to £34249.00 per annum + Benefits
01 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Tom Bullock
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Independent Living Area Manager - South
Location: Maidstone Office
Salary: £34,249
Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract. Secondment Policy Applies.
Hours: Full time 36.25 hours per week

Orbit is a fantastic business and one that's really going places. We are one of the UK's leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East. We own and manage 42,000 homes and build 2,000 new homes every year.

Our Independent Living offer provides flexible and adaptable housing solutions that support customer's individual needs, enabling them to live life to the full. For the over 55's, we provide a wide choice of high quality, good value retirement housing whether that is for rent, part rent, part buy. We offer worry free retirement living with flexible housing options that provide the level of support our customer's need, when they need it, whether that is independent living apartments, assisted living accommodation or housing with additional care. We enable our customers to live an independent lifestyle and offer a wide range of services and facilities to support this.

As part of our continuous development of our service, we now have an exciting opportunity for an Area Manager to join our Independent Living Team based out of our South office.

The Area Manager will be responsible for our support services in Orbit's Independent Living schemes. You will work with our customers, the local authority and our partner agencies to deliver excellent housing and services. You will provide leadership and engagement to our employee teams in order to improve our services.

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing high quality housing and services to older and vulnerable customers. You will have skills in people management and customer engagement.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish. We are looking for someone who shares these ideals.

This is being offered as a 12 month fixed term contract. Secondment policy applies.

Why apply?

We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing associations, Orbit is committed to its mission of Building Communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities, ensuring our customers are proud of where they live.

We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Tom Bullock at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880 or via email on

Advert Closes - Sunday 17 February
Interviews - Wednesday 27 February

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.