Scheme manager

Location: Kenton  |  Tyne and Wear  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Cherise Harper
Job Reference: 44835
Salary: £10.2 - £10.2
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social care is looking for a scheme manager in the Kenton area, Harrow HA30PN

Start: As soon as possible until 29th May 2020.

Rate: £10.20/per hour

The role:

Key Responsibilities:

    • To effectively co-ordinate all services within a leasehold retirement scheme to meet the requirements of the lease whilst providing a safe and welcoming environment that enables leaseholders to feel secure and live independently.

Ensure that Health and Safety standards are monitored and maintained to achieve 100% compliance, and that servicing, repairs and scheme security requirements are co-ordinated and monitored efficiently at the scheme at all times.

Facilitate in conjunction with the Leasehold Retirement Manager and Maintenance Surveyor the delivery of the annual programme of major repair, replacement and improvements works for the scheme.

Ensure that the communal areas of the scheme are clean, safe and welcoming for use by residents and their guests and that the safety and security of the scheme is maintained at all times. Order repairs and maintenance as required

Assist the Leasehold Retirement Manager with Management of the Scheme Budget of between £10,000 and £100,000

Invoice authorisation for scheme expenditure up to £2,000

Negotiate contractor tender prices for maintenance and service contracts up to a maximum of £10,000 in line with Procurement’s Policies and Procedures, prior to consulting / informing leaseholders

Assist in management of Service Charge arrears up to the point of legal action

Applicant Requirements:

Knowledge/ Experience:

  • Enhanced DBS required
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy and numeracy

Ability to set up and maintain both electronic and hard copy documents, spreadsheets and monitoring records

Manage the invoice process electronically

Proficient in Word and Microsoft Office and the ability to utilise Home Group’s internal IT systems

Empathy with older people as well as families, friends and carers

Experience of working within a customer focused role and able to demonstrate effective relationship building, negotiation, influencing and conflict resolution skills and the ability to challenge inappropriate behaviour

Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social care is a leading provider of residential support workers and local social workers, to specialist substance misuse recovery workers and criminal justice court workers; we’re passionate about working closely with our candidates to find opportunities which really work for them. That’s how we ensure we deliver exceptional candidates for every role.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.