We are working in partnership with Dr Green and Slater Rest Houses to find the next Assistant Scheme Manager for their 24 flats in Stockport. The scheme provides sheltered accommodation for older people who can live independently. Eligibility criteria are that the residents have been living within 5 miles of Stockport Town Hall for 10 years immediately preceding their application. Residents are processed by the trustees and the selection of suitable applicants is based on criteria of financial, medical, and social need.
The role is wide ranging; from engagement with residents and ensuring the properties remain well maintained to organising social events for the residents.
This is a significant and rewarding role that will require the post holder to demonstrate the following:
Recent experience of working with adults within a support setting
Experience of tenancy and property management issues
Understanding of welfare benefits and social care systems and provision
Able to facilitate social/recreational events and meetings
Ability to respond to the support needs of older adults in a sensitive and solution focused manner
Have a positive approach to working both on own and as part of a team
The successful candidate will be a proactive and a positive individual with a light touch yet excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. You will have high attention to detail and not be afraid to take ownership of issues and work to a resolution. You will have excellent verbal and written communication and due to the varied nature of the role, you will have a flexible approach with the ability to prioritise and plan ahead ensuring that the welfare and wellbeing of the residents is at the forefront of all your work.
For any further information, please contact Sandra Smith on 0207 998 8888 or 01962 813300. Applications should include your CV and supporting statement.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
Please apply without delay. We will close the advert once the role is appointed.