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Sheltered Housing Manager

Reference:
HQ00178706
Location:
Palmers Green (residentially-based)
Salary:
£30,000
Contract type:
Permanent
Date closing:
26/07/2021
Closing soon!

Prospectus are delighted to be partnering with The Skinners' Company to recruit an experienced Manager for their extra care sheltered housing scheme based in Palmers Green.

The Skinners' Company is one of the 'Great Twelve' livery companies of London; it is a major not-for-profit organisation involved in running schools, sheltered housing and grant programmes for individuals, educational institutions, and a wide range of small organisations throughout the UK. The new Sheltered Housing Manager will play an important role for The Skinners' Almshouse Charity, which has provided social housing and support for older people in need for over 460 years.

The Skinners' Almshouse Charity retains the license to operate two London-based housing schemes for older people; one in Hounslow, and one in Palmers Green. Skinners' Court is a 49 bed extra scheme, providing personalised support for older people in Palmers Green. The primary focus of this position will be to provide a local housing management and support service to all residents living at Skinners Court. You will oversee the estate, ensuring the efficient running of its systems and premises, and will work alongside a range of stakeholders to ensure a safe and happy community-focussed environment.

To apply for this role, you must have significant experience of overseeing sheltered housing/extra care schemes, and will be passionate about ensuring high quality services for vulnerable older people with a variety of support needs. You will have previous experience of overseeing staff and of working autonomously, managing and prioritising your own workload. You will have extensive experience of working in partnership with a range of organisations, including statutory providers and other charities, to ensure high quality, people-focussed frontline services. Overall, you will be a warm, engaging and approachable social care professional, passionate about ensuring high quality services for a vulnerable older people with a variety of support needs.

Please initially apply with a Word Copy of your CV - more information about the role, the organisation and the benefits on offer will be provided to suitable candidates. First-round interviews to take place week commencing Monday 5th July.

Please note that this position is residential, and as such accommodation will be provided as part of the remuneration package for this role (subject to housing policy).

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