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Retirement Scheme Manager

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  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Closing Date: Friday 26 February 2016
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Grade 5 (£20,254 - £22,937)
  • Interview Date: 14th March 2016

Additional Vacancy Information

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2017.

Northwards Housing manages 13,500 council homes in North Manchester.

Our vision is: “We will make a difference in north Manchester by helping to make it a place where people choose to live, learn and work. Affordable energy-efficient homes and strong community pride will make our neighbourhoods thrive.”

These are our values that sit at the heart of every action we take and every decision we make:

  • Putting people first
  • Supporting communities to be successful
  • Spending money wisely

A temporary opportunity has arisen within Victoria Square to be part of a team of Scheme Managers who run this unique retirement scheme of approximately 167 apartments, ensuring that residents live independently in a welcoming and safe environment.

Within this busy and varied role, you will be the main point of contact for the tenants and deal with all aspects of the service from introducing new tenants to the scheme and dealing with day-to-day issues to organising activities and events and supporting families through loss / bereavement. As such, an empathetic yet adaptable approach to work is essential.

You will also be responsible for maintaining the scheme, ensuring it adheres to all health & safety regulations, making sure that repairs are reported and all empty properties are managed, promoted and let within timescales.

The ideal candidate will be a people-person with excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm, passion and compassion for older people. You will need to understand their needs, rights and preferences, ensuring the necessary support is in place for their wellbeing.

If you would like to be considered for this challenging opportunity and believe that you have the skills required for this role, please apply below.

Click here for the Scheme Manager Job Description and Person Specification