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Title:  Scheme Manager - Homeownership - Part Time


Paignton, South West, GB, TQ3 2TX

Department:  Housing Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Housing
Requisition Number:  106564

Sanctuary Housing Services manages rented and shared ownership homes and supports community initiatives for thousands of customers across England. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.


Scheme Manager - Homeownership – Part Time


Richmond Court, Paignton


£12,355 per annum (rising to £13,005 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


A 2 bedroom flat is provided


22.5 hours per week


We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Scheme Manager to work at the centre of our Leasehold scheme. Using your flare for customer service and ability to think on your feet, you’ll play a key role in identifying areas of risk and ensuring these are reported in a timely fashion and are closely monitored. This opportunity involves communicating with a variety of customers and coordinating contractor workloads, therefore, we are looking to appoint someone with recent experience within a similar role where exceptional customer service is demonstrated.


The role of Scheme Manager will include:

  • Encouraging residents to maintain their well-being and independence through the effective delivery of housing support services that are tailored to meet individual needs and organisational objectives
  • Providing administrative support including; producing letter/notices, recording data, raising purchase orders, invoice management and support resales
  • Confidently communicating with customers, face to face and via telephone concerning a range of queries/complaints and offering advice and guidance
  • Supervising contractors and works carried out to maximise service delivery
  • Ensuring compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements for housing services


Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working with older people in a support capacity, and a good understanding of the key needs and services available to residents
  • Experience of good practice for resident involvement or customer participation activities and practices
  • Ability to organise/prioritise multiple workloads effectively
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills
  • A good working knowledge of handling confidential and sensitive information


Why work for us?

Sanctuary Housing is one of the UK’s leading social landlords, providing around 70,000 homes across England. We give our residents good quality, affordable homes in communities that they can be proud of. As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest any surplus we make back into the local communities we serve.


Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme


The full time equivalent salary for this role is £20,592 based on 37.5 hours per week rising to £21,675 after 12 months service and subject to satisfactory performance


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Closing Date: 20 April 2021


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


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Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Housing Services Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity. 

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