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Title:  Retirement Living Housing Manager-Tier 1


Torquay, South West, GB, TQ1 3AB

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  48576


Retirement Living Housing Manager – Tier 1


Dunboyne Court, Torquay


£22,681 per annum, (rising to £23,874 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


37.5 hours per week



We are seeking a Retirement Living Housing Manager to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Dunboyne Court consists of forty five properties that welcome adults with a variety of care needs, enabling them to maintain an independent lifestyle within homely environments and as part of a friendly community.  In this busy and varied role, no two days are ever the same. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within our established and experienced team.


Read more about Dunboyne Court here


The role of Retirement Living Housing Manager will include:

  • Providing business support to the scheme by working with relevant parties to facilitate contracts with the best use of the scheme’s services
  • Achieving the best possible occupancy levels and administering the allocation of properties and lettings processes
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with residents, families and external agencies
  • Occasionally having difficult conversations with residents to address behaviours
  • Managing a team of staff and providing them with the support to do their jobs effectively, which could involve assisting in the kitchen or performing reception duties
  • Working in partnership with the onsite care provider

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience in lettings, housing, and front of house management
  • Experience working with clients with mental health needs and physical disabilities is desirable
  • A friendly personality with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads
  • Good administrative skills with a keen eye for detail
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems and SAP is desirable

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.


Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary  
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years (plus public holidays)
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work Scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

Read the full job profile here


Closing Date: 27 August 2019


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

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary


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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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