Place Scheme Manager

Places for People Homes
£20,000 - £24,999
12 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Places for People is committed to creating safe and attractive neighbourhoods. As part of this commitment we are looking for a Place Scheme Manager to join our team within the Taunton area.

What your role will be

Reporting into the Place Scheme Team Manager, as a Place Scheme Manager you will provide the intensive housing management needed in our over 55’s living schemes. You will be spending your time working in our over 55’s living schemes, providing an effective and efficient tenancy and estate management service to our over 55 customers and ensuring our neighbourhoods are profitable.

You will be our presence in our over 55’s living schemes you manage, having a detailed understanding of the area. With support from the Tenancy Enforcement Team you will ensure that customers meet their contractual obligations and that our over 55’s living schemes are as safe, clean and attractive as possible.

You will work alongside service providers to ensure that services represent good value for money. Carrying out tenancy reviews and property inspections will be an important aspect of your role.

Please note: This is a part time role, hours will be discussed at interview but will range from 18 – 24 hours.

Your background

We need you to have excellent communication skills ensuring a polite and courteous manner at all times is paramount to this role. As you will be working closely with our over 55 customers and service providers it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the ability to create and maintain effective working relationships.

You will need to demonstrate tenacity, resilience and attention to detail, as well a commercial approach to what you do.

You should have experience working within a similar tenancy and estates management role and have relevant and up to date knowledge around housing and tenancy legislation and procedures which can be acted upon to make informed decisions.

We are looking for someone who can use their initiative and is eager to contribute towards making positive changes. Therefore you should be able to evidence where you have introduced or contributed to service delivery improvements. You will need to be a positive motivator with the ability to support others deliver an effective service.

You will sometimes face challenging and possibly emotionally charged situations therefore we need you to have excellent communication skills, resilience and to be able to draw on your experience and initiative. You will be motivate and able to manage your time with a minimum of supervision.

As we will require you to travel as part of this role it is essential that you possess a full and current UK driving license.

What we offer you

Alongside our attractive basic salary and excellent working environment, we also reward our employees with numerous benefits and perks which includes;

  • Flexitime and autonomy to manage your own diary and working day
  • 24 days basic leave (plus 8 bank holidays & 3 concessionary days)
  • A pension plan where the Group will match your contributions up to 6%.
  • A variety of loans discounts and vouchers.
  • Plus many other benefits relating to your health and wellbeing

About us

We don’t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to outright commercial sales, and all designed to meet people’s needs and aspirations. We are not just about property, we provide a range of products and services that help make places work, from leisure services to financial products.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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