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Scheme Manager

Networx Recruitment
LN6 7ST, Lincoln
Up to £20,214.18 per annum
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

Scheme Manager 

Up to £20,214.18 per annum 


Permanent, Full Time  


Do you like creating communities and enjoy looking after the welfare of others? Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our residents and the community they live in? If so, our Scheme Manager position for our Leasehold Retirement Scheme at Home Grange, in Lincolnshire, could be perfect for you. 


Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent housing service by listening to our customers, caring about the communities they live in and supporting people to live the life they choose to live and provide a localised and dedicated service with an added personal touch. If you are able to help us, we’re looking for 35 hours per week, worked across 5 days, of your expertise where you’ll really add value. 


Set in a prime location, our Home Grange scheme provides easy access to transport links into the beautiful historic city of Lincoln. The development sits on the door-step of 50-acre grade II listed Boultham Park which, is currently undergoing a four-million-pound regeneration programme to revitalise the park, restore features and develop new facilities to encourage community involvement. 


As a Scheme Manager, reporting to the Leasehold Service Manager you will: 


  • Manage the scheme in an efficient and effective manner, ensuring that a safe, secure, well-kept and pleasant environment is maintained. 

  • Oversee the welfare of our residents that will enable our residents to live independently; ultimately making a positive difference and improving lives and provide a calm and attentive response in the event of an emergency. 

  • Take on the management of service delivery, with particular attention to housing management and maintenance issues. 

  • To foster the development of a tight knit community spirit through the facilitation of regular social events and activities 

  • To promote good communication between residents and their families, Longhurst Group and our approved service providers. 


You will ideally possess a passion for working with our residents and will appreciate the importance of providing great customer service. We are looking for a Scheme Manager with a strong customer focus who will go that extra mile. In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.  


If you believe you have the right qualities to encourage, support and help our residents to live independently building a community within our scheme then please apply now. 


What you receive from us 


  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata based on contracted hours) 

  • Pension Scheme 

  • Life Cover (as part of pension scheme membership) 

  • Health Care Cash Plan 

  • Free Eye Tests 

  • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities. 

  • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave 

  • Employee Assistance programme 

  • Wellbeing Support 

  • Free flu vaccinations 

  • Carers Networking Group a platform to support Unpaid Carers 


How to apply 


Please click apply now to submit your CV today. In the event of high applicant volumes we reserve the right to close this advert and CV submission window early. 


We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CV’s will be treated as a direct application. 


Vetting Requirements 


The important things - We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to live and work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. If you are the successful candidate, original proof must then be provided before your first day. 


Naturally working with our customers, we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer). We also need you to tell us what you have been up to over the past 5 years  as a minimum in terms of employment history. This could include carer duties, travel, seeking work, education, employment, training, or volunteering. 


Equal Opportunities 


As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. 


We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities. 


We aspire to have a greater diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group. 



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