Housing Manager (Almshouses) - Part Time

The Merchant Taylors' Boone's Charity
Lewisham, London (Greater)
£17,985 per annum + lunch allowance, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and benefits
19 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Part Time
School hours
Contract Type

If you love working with older people and want to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking charity, then why not join our team? We are recruiting a part-time Almshouse Manager to work in our  beautiful brand new almshouse social housing in Lewisham. This is similar to being a Sheltered Housing Scheme Manager.

We provide over 30 dwellings for people in financial need and aged at least 57, who are capable of independent living.

You will be the administrator of the almshouses and the public face of The Merchant Taylors' Boone's Charity to residents, their families and the public. You will play a ‘good neighbour’ role to individual residents and to the almshouse community as a whole. However, this is not a care role as all residents must be capable of independent living. You will be responsible for building and supporting a flourishing community in the new almshouses, including making best use of the communal space for the benefit of residents and appropriate use by external groups.

You are excellent with people, a clear thinker and have lots of common sense.

You are self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as being a good team player. You are not afraid of responsibility. You have excellent written communication skills. You are a good learner, picking up new skills quickly and conscientiously - including IT skills.

This part-time role is for 25 hours per week, spread over 5 days Monday-Friday and including a 30 minute lunchbreak. Your normal working hours are likely to be 9.30 am to 2.30 pm Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend or evening work either at the almshouses in Lewisham or at Merchant Taylors’ Hall in the City of London.

To be able to apply for this position you must have the legal right to work in the UK and therefore we will only consider applicants that fulfil this requirement. You will also be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check if offered the job and before taking up employment.

As a minimum, all staff must be aware of, and comply with, the Merchant Taylors’ Company policy on Equality and Diversity and attend the mandatory training.

  • Zero incidents of bullying, harassment and inappropriate
  • Reporting or dealing with such behaviour

Note: the employer of this post is Bradestrete Services Ltd (‘Bradestrete’). Bradestrete is a subsidiary company of the Merchant Taylor’s Company, which provides the charity trustees for The Merchant Taylors’ Boone’s Charity.

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