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Housing and Care Manager - Hazelwood


Location: Whitchurch (Hazelwood)

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £35 - £40k per annum dependent upon qualifications and experience  


The organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is at the forefront of making a difference to people’s lives. We have ambitious plans to grow up to 16,000 homes by 2025 which includes three more Extra Care Schemes in development across our operating areas that will be ready for occupation over the next 2 years.

As an organisation, we are committed to appointing outstanding individuals that are able to demonstrate our values and will support in delivering our clear vision and aims for the future.

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ShireLiving offers the perfect lifestyle choice for over 55s looking to embrace retirement and plan for a hassle-free, comfortable and secure future. Working as part of the Shireliving team you have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.

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The Role:

Hazelwood is a brand new ShireLiving scheme which will open in Summer 2024.

As the Housing and Care Manager, you will be responsible for the operational management and quality of care services, ensuring viability and promoting person centred provision to meet customer’s needs.  You will ensure that the care quality commission’s and Social Housing regualtor standards are met and that the highest level of customer services is provided. You will also ensure tenants receive a high quality and responsive housing and care service in a safe and secure environment.

The successful candidate will be required to lead, manage and support a team of employees and develop positive partnerships with all key stakeholders, ensuring that all activities are fully compliant with all relevant policies, procedures and regulations.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check

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What you will need:

Experience of working in a supported housing/ care environment with an understanding of the registered CQC requirements, and the Social Housing Regulation is desirable, so that you are able to understand the needs of our customers and enable us to deliver the excellent service that is required.

You must hold a minimum of GCSE’s grade A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths and possess a relevant HNC or NVQ level 5 (or equivalent), or display a willingness to work towards this qualification. A full clean driving license and access to a vehicle for business use is also essential for this role.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times.

You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.

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In return, we offer you a rewarding opportunity within a supportive team of experienced mentors and peers, ensuring you thrive throughout your career.

All employees are covered by our life assurance scheme and have access to a variety of other employee benefits including discounted voucher schemes, free on-site parking, and dedicated volunteering leave for up to 16 hours per year.


Made with Care:

We've linked up with the Governments recently launched ‘Made With Care’ campaign which means if you join Choices, you will be part of the biggest reform of adult social care in a generation. 


Our Inclusive Culture:

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information


Recruitment Process:

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues.

We are holding Open Days for this role on 10th and 16th February 2024 at Civic Centre, High

Ref : CHO2298. Closing Date : 16/02/2024 - Interview Date : 16/02/2024