We are looking for a dynamic, passionate, caring and empathetic individual to join the sheltered housing team at Runnymede Borough Council. As an IRL Manager you will deliver a high quality service to residents in one of our five sheltered housing schemes in New Haw. Each scheme offers secure, comfortable self-contained accommodation designed with the needs of older residents in mind.
You will act as the on-site representative for the Council, ensuring the day to day well-being of our residents in the context of health and safety, safe guarding and general maintenance of the facilities at the scheme.
You will have excellent listening and communication skills as the role requires you to liaise with residents, their families, colleagues and external agencies to ensure their individual needs are met.
This is a varied role you will be required to work on your own and use your initiative to deal with difficult situations in a calm, positive and non-judgemental manner. You will also need to provide support, advice, assistance and promote choices to enable residents to continue to live independently within their local community.
As part of the role you will be required to participate in the out of hours on call rota covering overnight, weekends and some bank holidays. However, this requirement is currently under review.
A clean driving licence, access to your own vehicle and clear enhanced DBS check is required for this role.
In return we offer progressive annual leave entitlement, to the local government pension scheme and personal development opportunities.
For an informal discussion please contact Donnalyn Dunn on 01932 425863 or via email email@example.com.
Please apply online at www.surreyjobs.info. Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01932 425514.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please provide an email address where possible as you will be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview.
If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Closing date: Tuesday 25th February 2020
Interview date: Wednesday 4th March 2020