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Independent Living Scheme Manager

Networx Recruitment
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£28,254.56 pro rata (£22,909.10 actual)
Closing date
8 May 2024

Job Details

Independent Living Scheme Manager 


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


Part time (30 hours per week) 


We are looking for a self-motivated individual to manage and provide intensive housing management support at one of our Independent Living Schemes in Cambridge. 

You will be responsible for the management of tenancies and duties that include: – completing support plans and risk assessments for residents, monitoring rent accounts, and re-letting our void units, as well as providing day-to-day housing support to customers. 

This role is for 30 hours per week, 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. 

  • Assessing incoming residents and support needs to ensure they can independently maintain a tenancy. 

  • Providing support to residents to offer activities to the scheme. 

  • Managing a budget and identifying the needs of the scheme 

  • Assessing the housing and support needs of customers 

  • Working with external agencies. 

  • Supporting any scheme-based employees such as Maintenance Officers, Compliance Officers, and Cleaners, providing appropriate guidance and supervision 

  • Remaining fully engaged in all housing related issues including arrears and money management, ASB, safeguarding and repairs/maintenance of household. 

  • Overseeing the health, safety, and maintenance of the building, ensuring that compliance requirements are met. 

We’d love to meet someone with: 

  • Experience of working in a Supported Housing environment or managing a scheme. 

  • Knowledge or understanding of tenancy management issues. 

  • Experience of managing anti-social behaviour case work. 

  • Experience of dealing with safeguarding vulnerable people and managing case work. 

  • Experience of working with clients with complex needs. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Confidence to work independently and manage own workload. 

  • Ability to lone work and make reasoned decisions. 

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

  • Experienced in support plan writing 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 £28,254.56 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 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Retail discount scheme 

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

Closing date: 25th April 2024 

Interview date: To be confirmed 

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. 



Company info
01943 661105
The engine house
Ilkley road
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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