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Job Vacancy:Retirement Living Manager (Housing)

Job Information


£20,433 - £22,704 p.a

Contract Type:

Permanent, Full Time


37 per week


Horam, East Sussex


We require a Retirement Living Manager to ensure the smooth day to day running at one of Wealden's Retirement Living Courts, based in Horam. The post-holder, will look after the interests and wellbeing of residents, encourage residents to make full use of the communal facilities and deal with any emergencies that may arise, as well as provide some cover at other courts.

You should have good interpersonal, administrative and communication skills and previous experience of working in a similar community or social service environment, along with knowledge of issues relating to the support of older and vulnerable people.  You will be socially outgoing, and able to demonstrate the level of competence and care required to support the residents, along with experience of tenant management and tenant support planning. You will also need to have experience of using email and MS Office packages such as Word and Excel.  Possession of a CIH qualification would be an advantage.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

14 August 2018

Interview Date:

Monday 3rd September 2018

Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX