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Independent Living Scheme Manager

Networx Recruitment
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
£28,254.56 pro rata (£22,909.10 actual)
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Independent Living Scheme Manager 

Kidlington – Moorside Place 

£28,254.56 pro rata (£22,909.10 actual)


Part time (30 hours per week) 


We are currently seeking a Scheme Manager to work at one of our Independent Living schemes in Kidlington, Oxford. The scheme consists of 54 properties and the role would be working alongside the onsite care team, who provide 24/7 care. In this key role you will deliver intensive housing management support to residents living within the scheme and liaise with the care team and external agencies to ensure that holistic support to residents is delivered to meet their needs. 

This role is for 30 hours per week, and we can offer flexible working over Monday – Friday. 

What you will be doing: 

  • Manage an Independent Living Scheme, by carrying out all intensive housing management tasks, such as income management, dealing with tenancy related issues and communicating with residents and third parties. 

  • Maintain thorough records of all contact with residents and support providers/professionals, using relevant systems as appropriate. 

  • Carry out suitability assessments, tenancy sign ups and empty homes management. 

  • Ensure the scheme is well managed, safe, and clean by overseeing any communal repairs, cleaning or maintenance and liaising with appropriate departments as necessary, escalating any unresolved concerns. 

  • Liaise with care teams and external agencies to ensure that a holistic package of support is offered to residents. 


We’d love to meet someone with: 

  • Experience of working in a housing related role. 

  • Knowledge or understanding of tenancy management issues. 

  • Experience of managing safeguarding and anti-social behaviour cases. 

  • Experience of working with clients with complex needs. 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and record keeping. 

  • Confidence to work independently and manage own workload. 

  • IT literate and confident in using WORD, EXCEL, OUTLOOK, TEAMS 

  • Experience in support planning with the ability to assess needs and risk effectively. 

  • A sensitive and supportive approach to the needs of customers. 


Amongst what we offer you is: 

  • A competitive salary of £30,821.01 pro rata. 

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays 

  • A generous contributory pension scheme 

  • Private health care 

  • Free life assurance 

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym. 

  • Opportunities for learning and development 

  • Retail discount scheme 


Please note the successful candidate will need to complete an enhanced DBS application. 

Closing date: 22nd April 2024. 

Interview date: 26th April 2024. 

We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible. 


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