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Scheme Manager - Willow House

Employer
Hightown Housing Association
Location
HP20 2FZ
Salary
£32,391 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Job Details

We are currently recruiting for a full time (37.5 hours) Scheme Manager at our service Willow House in Aylesbury.

Willow House provides supported living for people with learning disabilities. Each service user has their own flat with 24-hour support on site provided. 

About you

As a Scheme Manager, you will be part of the Management Team and will be responsible for the day to day running of the scheme with duties including;

  • Leading a team of dedicated Support Workers by role modelling Hightown core values and ethics at all times;
  • Managing the schemes budget;
  • Proactively overseeing support is delivered on time and is inclusive for all service users as per agreed support plans;
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external audits, including liaison with local authority inspections;
  • To achieve an excellent standard of outcomes for our service users by regularly ensuring the personalised support plans are of the highest quality;
  • Participate on the management on-call Rota.
  • Develop local relations with community groups, social work networks, families & local authorities.
  • Proactively review any issues with properties, including occupancy, facilities and tenancy, ensuing any issues are flagged for resolutions to the appropriate teams.

You will also have;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a track record of promoting inter-agency work with colleagues.

You will be driven, have the desire to provide high-quality, person-centred services. You will have experience in the delivery of care and/or support services to vulnerable adults and will have some experience of managing staff and budgets.

Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service.
  • Mileage paid for car usage.
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues.
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance.
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary plus annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Access to Blue Light Card discount scheme.
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us.
  • Friendly and supportive team environment

 

About us

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.

We currently manage over 8, 000 homes from our head office in Hemel Hempstead and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £120 million and a development programme that will deliver over 400 new affordable homes each year.

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We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

We are a Disability Confident employer.

Company

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission 

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Company info
Website
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
United Kingdom

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