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Scheme Manager

Employer
Optivo
Location
Sittingbourne, Kent
Salary
£27,796 + £1,800 ECU (pro rata)
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Housing / neighbourhood management
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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If you’re enthusiastic about enabling older people to stay independent, and have experience of day-to-day management of buildings and schemes, join us as a Scheme Manager in our outstanding rated Independent Living Service in Kent where we have two part time positions.


You’ll be supporting residents to maintain their tenancies including assisting with low level anti-social behaviour problems, queries about repairs and rent and helping new tenants settle in.


You’ll support social activities for residents, deliver support plans and work with other professionals to ensure older residents remain independent. You’ll also manage all the health & safety compliance within the scheme, including building security and fire checks and inspections of communal areas, so that residents are secure and safe.

What you'll need

You’ll have excellent knowledge of care and support services, including relevant legislation and good practice. You may have worked in supporting housing or housing related support services and be able to evidence your knowledge through this experience.


You’ll be a great communicator, and able to form relationships with a wide range of people, from residents to other agencies in order to generate effective solutions to problems. You’ll put residents at the heart of what you do, and be focused on delivering excellent service with a ‘can do approach’.


You’ll also have excellent time management skills. In this fast paced, varied role you’ll be able to effectively prioritise and manage your time, including being able to regularly travel between sites. You’ll need a full driving license and access to your own vehicle, and we’ll ensure you’ve a lone working device as well as tools you’ll need to work within our safe operating procedures in response to Covid-19.
Advert closing date: Sunday 3rd October 2021

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