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Job Description

Scheme Manager – Residential

Crowthorne (near Bracknell), Berkshire

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Salary circa £21,000 pa, dependant on knowledge and experience, plus Brilliant Benefits!

Live-in position, 2-bedroom apartment comes with the position and has an office in the second bedroom

Empowering customers to live independent and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.

We have a fabulous job opportunity for you to join Home Group as our Residential Scheme Manager. We support our brilliant customers who are aged 60+ to live independently within our retirement communities.

Our residents live independently but socialise together within the scheme’s communal areas. We manage the buildings and maintain health and safety standards to an excellent standard. We also find the right partners to attend to repairs and the decoration of communal areas.

We support our customer’s welfare by signposting them to services that can make a difference in their lives. We also assist the Home Group sales team and estate agents when a new property becomes available, helping customers to move in as soon as possible.

Oh, did we mention that we’re 5th in the UK’s “Best Super Large Places to Work”, 4th for “Best Super Large organisations for Women”, 9th for “Best Super Large organisations for Wellbeing”, 40th in Stonewall’s Top 100 employers and hold Investors in People Platinum Standard....? It’s our brilliant people and culture!

Be yourself at Home 

Home?Group?is?committed to?tackling?prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but?for our?colleagues too!?We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We?recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work!

Do let us know if you’d like us to make any adjustments to support you in your application or day to day on the job!

About you

As our Residential Scheme Manager, you’ll be sociable, passionate, and motivated to help customers live happy and independent lives. You’ll thrive on interacting with others and be passionate about providing excellent customer service. 

You’ll impress us with your ability to work on your own initiative, building relationships with people from diverse backgrounds. You’ll also have some experience in safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality, as well as being able to work collaboratively with different partners.

As our Residential Scheme Manager, you’ll have knowledge of the health and social issues that affect older people. You’ll be organised, have excellent communication skills, and make your own decisions effectively. 

You’ll have strong technical and administrative skills and get involved in tasks such as managing the accounts, budgets and invoices for the maintenance and repairs of the building. You’ll also work with our procurement team to source suitable local suppliers. 

To make sure that we keep our records up to date, and customers safe, it's important that you are technologically savvy (or at the very least not a technophobe!) You need to be aware that we are a high-tech company and most of our processes and tools are online.

When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.

On the job working hours

You’ll work 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The good news is that you’ll not be expected to work evenings and weekends or be on call.

About our team

You’ll spend your time lone working on site in Crowthorne, 5 days a week. You’ll be part of our wider team of fabulous Scheme Managers, who are super passionate about supporting our customers.

The Leasehold Retirement division is a ‘work family,’ with our regional team led by the Operations Manager Adam Webb. You’ll report to Jill Blignaut, the Area Retirement Manager.  

More about this job

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