Scheme Manager

Posted 01 July 2024
Salary up to £18.90 per hour via an Umbrella Company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameGrace Lane

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in Oxfordshire, who are recruiting for a Scheme Manager on a temporary eight-week contract. The position is due to start immediately, and the role is 30.00 hours per week Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm (with an hour’s lunch break).

The hourly rate of pay is up to £18.90 per hour via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will have experience providing support to those aged 55+ within a scheme-based setting, have an Enhanced DBS dated within the last three years, and have access to their own vehicle.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a sheltered scheme consisting of 38 flats, providing support to customers aged 55+

  • Completing regular welfare checks on residents

  • Responsible for monitoring the health and safety across the building

  • Updating wellbeing plans as required and ensuring they are tailored to individual customer needs

  • Completing pull-cord equipment checks

  • Arranging resident activities across the scheme and encouraging tenant participation (eg coffee mornings)

  • Ensuring safeguarding is adhered to at all times

  • Signposting customers to external agencies – eg Social Workers

  • Logging repairs and following these up with contractors

  • Completing regular property inspections and updating records accurately

Experience required:

  • Experience working with customers within a scheme-based setting

  • Exposure working in a supported/temporary accommodation

  • Experience in completing health and safety checks

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and wellbeing plans

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Confident in liaising with external agencies such as social services

Working hours:

  • 30 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-4pm (with an hour’s lunch break)

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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