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Scheme Coordinator

Employer
Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Location
Merlin Lodge, Woolston, Southampton
Salary
£25,000 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Job Details

Merlin Lodge is a retirement living scheme on the edge of Southampton Water (Weston Shore). It consists of 33 one-bedroom flats and three two-bedroom flats.

We’re now seeking a Scheme Coordinator to assist the Delivery Manager with the day-to-day operational management of the independent living scheme, delivering an on-site housing management service that supports our residents to lead independent lives in a safe environment.

You’ll routinely carry out health & safety, fire safety and warden call system checks ensuring both compliance and achievement of consistently high service standards, and identify and manage risk including safeguarding, taking accountability for ensuring that appropriate actions are taken and controls are in place to manage the risk.

Want to know what it’s like to work for Stonewater?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_U9qbj1Urc

The ideal candidate will:

  • Experience of working in a housing environment or recent demonstrable experience of frontline customer service.
  • Good general IT skills including Microsoft Office applications and a willingness and aptitude to learn our in-house systems.
  • Excellent record-keeping skills, ensuring that all information is clearly represented and accurately captured.
  • A motivated and committed self-starter with strong organisational skills, with a passion to deliver innovative services.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate information clearly and effectively with customers, colleagues, and a wide range of contractors, external agencies etc.
  • Thinks practically and logically and produces high quality work, overcoming problems/issues to meet deadlines.
  • Delivers excellent customer service, including response and resolution of customer feedback and complaints with support from managers as required.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check, satisfactory references and possession of a valid Right to Work document.

Discover Stonewater:

Stonewater is a leading housing provider. We manage around 36,000 homes, serving 78,000 customers across our portfolio of affordable properties for general rent, shared ownership and sale, alongside specialist accommodation, with an ambitious house-building programme.

Our mission is to provide quality homes and services for people whose needs are not met by the open market. Stonewater was one of the first social housing providers in the UK to adopt the Sustainability Reporting Standard (SRS), published by Good Economy. Using the Housing Association’s Charitable Trust (HACT) Value Insight model, we calculated that we made an impact of over £28m during 2022/23.

We know that life can be hugely challenging for many of our customers right now, and we are pleased to say that more than 400 customers have been supported into work, education, training and independent living. If you would like to read more please visit: Stonewater's Social Value Report

Our mission is to provide quality homes and services for people whose needs are not met by the open market.

We’re looking for like-minded people to join our team of over 800 talented colleagues who embody our values of being ethical, ambitious, passionate, agile and commercial, as well as people who want to make a difference and transform people’s lives.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and working towards accreditation for becoming a Disability Confident Leader, which allows us to record and report on disability, mental health and wellbeing in the workplace to better support our colleagues. We have also achieved accreditation for being an Advanced Employer for Investing in Ethnicity Maturity Matrix. We are committed to being a Menopause Friendly employer and working towards accreditation our Menopause Friendly accreditation.

Are you ready to #DiscoverStonewater?

Stonewater reserve the right to bring the closing date forward should enough quality applications be received prior to the current closing date.

Company

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.

Company info
Telephone
01135323418
Location
Octo House, 2 Station Road
Otley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom

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