Centre Manager

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Old Trafford, Greater Manchester
£38,388 - £41,723 per annum
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Limelight is our unique £20 million extra-care home within a thriving community hub. It’s a ground-breaking development that designed to help residents and the community start well, live well and age well. Limelight offers 81 Extra Care apartments for those aged 55 and over and offers peace of mind of specialist care and support on-hand.

We are now looking for a Centre Manager to take overall operational and functional responsibility for the Limelight Community Hub and it’s offering.

As our Centre Manager, you will lead on building management and fire safety, hospitality, events and room bookings, community engagement and service creation and delivery, and the relationship management of the anchor tenants (health and wellbeing businesses that operate from the building; library, pharmacy, GP, Opticians, hairdressers and nursery).You will lead, engage and support the team in the delivery of a first class service to all our customers, both internal and external.

Do you have experience of managing a building and diverse teams? Do you have experience of service delivery management in a community or hotel/hospitality setting? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

We’re looking for an individual who has exceptional communication skills and a strong customer focus. Someone who is confident and able to work on own initiative whilst prioritising work and demands. We’d like you to have experience of financial management to include managing budgets, and have experience of managing services, buildings and contractors.

This role also requires someone who can lead diverse teams and create a culture of customer focused performance. You’ll understand the complexities of community run services, understand food safety and hospitality management and have the ability to work flexibility, including evenings and weekends.

Closing Date: 25 October 2021

Trafford Housing Trust reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive a high number of suitable applications and therefore we would encourage an early submission.


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

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Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom

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