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Scheme Manager

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23 Oct 2021

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Salisbury City Almshouse & Welfare Charities are looking for a full-time Resident Warden at our sheltered housing site in Harnham, Salisbury, where we have 41 self-contained almshouse flats and bungalows on a pleasant site with communal gardens.

What you will be doing:

· Overseeing the wellbeing of the residents and supporting activities to maintain a vibrant and caring community

· Maintaining excellent regular communication with the Clerk to the Trustees

· Liaising with other organisations and individuals involved in the care of the residents (health professionals, social services, care providers, families etc)

· Assessing support needs of the residents

· Attending to general site management duties

· Reporting maintenance issues and co-ordinating with contractors

· Monitoring and ordering housekeeping stock and catering supplies

We would love to find someone with:

· Experience of working with older people

· A sensitive approach to the needs of the elderly

· An unflappable but friendly personality

· A genuine wish to help

· A belief in and commitment to providing consistently high levels of service

Ideal competencies and skills:

· Ability to instal trust and confidence in the elderly residents

· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

· Ability to work on own initiative

· Good organisational skills

· Understand the need for confidentiality

· Previous experience of work in health and social care may be an advantage

· First Aid and manual handling qualifications but training can be provided

· Ability to deal swiftly and effectively with emergency situations

What we can offer:

· Subsidised accommodation on site (3 bed flat)

· Competitive rates of pay

· A full induction programme

· 20 days paid holiday pa rising to 25 days after 5 years (plus Bank Holidays)

· Pension scheme

· A Relief Warden who covers OOH, weekends, holidays & Bank Holidays

About us:

Originally established over 500 years ago, Salisbury City Almshouse & Welfare Charities is now one of the largest almshouse charities in the country providing low cost but high-quality warden-assisted housing for over 200 elderly residents.

Our Residents benefit from having their own flats or bungalows without having to worry about maintenance and repairs. Common facilities and activities are available if they wish - such as a residents' lounge, entertainment and activities. Most importantly, the resident warden is there to help them with any problems.

Any job offer is subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring clearance.
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