Retirement Living Manager (Housing)

Job Information

Salary: £21,615 - £23,991 p.a

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: 37 per week (open to Job Share)

Location: Crowborough, East Sussex with one day homeworking per week


We require a Retirement Living Manager to ensure the smooth day to day running at Wealden’s Retirement Living Court in Crowborough. 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 some experience of tenant management and tenant support planning. You will also need to have experience of using email and MS Office packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel. Possession of a CIH qualification and an understanding of the process of allocating social housing in the UK 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.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment. We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.

For more information about the post, please contact the Supported Housing Team Leader at:

Job Description

Closing Date: 14/10/2021

Interview Date: 02/11/2021

Post Number: E3012