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Scheme Manager

Harris Hill
£35k FTA, pro-rated to £27,500 plus generous benefits package
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Operations & Service Delivery
Housing & Homelessness
Part Time
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A fantastic livery company focused on being a philanthropic force for good are looking for a Scheme Manager - Residential Housing Schemes, on a part time role spread over 5 days.

Location:                             London based with travel in London, East Grinstead & Shotesham

Salary:                                  £35k FTA, pro-rated to £27,500 plus generous benefits package

Contract:                             12-month FTC

Hours:                                  27.5 hours over Monday- Friday. 9am -3.30pm

As the Scheme Manager you will be working in one of the residential housing schemes based in East London, managing repairs, designing social activities and engaging with residents. You will also be assisting in regulatory and compliance work, reviewing processes and suggesting improvements.

Key responsibilities include:

  • All areas of resident management including welcoming new residents, completing inductions to ensure they understand the facilities available and understand the scheme processes, completing daily welfare checks and reporting concerns relating to safeguarding.
  • Delivering a holistic sheltered housing service to every resident, helping them maintain their tenancy, access housing services, and sign posting to other service providers.
  • Monitoring and reporting any breaches of tenancy agreements, managing complaints and escalating where necessary. 
  • Management of delegated scheme budgets in partnership with the Finance team ensuring compliance to policy and procedures.
  • The management of site contractors for the services requested e.g. gardening, window cleaning, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Overseeing the management of regular building inspections, identifying elements of maintenance required, report repairs and implement works, maintaining a high standard of cleanliness, safety and security.
  • Overall responsibility for the health and safety of the Scheme, ensuring fire alarm testing, emergency lighting testing and complete all fire testing logs. Ensuring health and safety procedures and policies are adhered to across the scheme and paperwork and training are compliant.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in managing a residential scheme, working with older people and knowledge of related services and benefits, with a strong understanding of housing legislation and the regulatory framework within housing. Experience of managing health and safety and any safeguarding issues and concerns within a residential scheme, is also key.

If this sounds like you and you’re keen to hear more, please do get in touch ASAP!

 Please note, CVS are being reviewed on a rolling basis and only successful applicants will be contacted with more information.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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020 7820 7300
1 - 2 Paris Garden

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