Expired: NCHA: Scheme Manager, Leicester – 28 hours pw

Scheme Manager

Salary: £22,450 per annum
Location: Leicester
Hours: 28 hours a week
Closing Date: 7th July 2024

Here at NCHA we have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join us as Scheme Manager!

John Woolman House is an independent living older person’s scheme for people over 55 years. This is fabulous opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting older people to live a happy and fulfilling life. This is a rewarding and varied role where every day is challenging but worth it. Providing “More homes, great services, and better lives” is what we aim to achieve at NCHA.

Do you have current knowledge of social housing and an understanding of the issues affecting older people? Are you seeking a new challenge where you can create and embed your own footprint to make a positive difference? If yes, we would love to hear from you!

The Role
As a Scheme manager you will provide a housing management service to tenants who live independently within the Scheme, and acting as a coordinator, signposting and liaising with tenants’ families and working in partnership with external agencies to ensure tenant needs are met. You will be responsible for running the scheme as a whole, reporting repairs and completing Health and Safety checks to ensure we consistently deliver a high service at all times. You will manage voids and lettings, ensuring the scheme is maintained and being responsible for tenant engagement and involvement. You will enjoy the company of our tenants and interact with them daily to ensure you and the team are providing the best possible care that you would want for a family member yourself.

Working hours

Monday to Friday 28 hours over 4 or 5 days – we can be flexible on this


  • Substantial experience of supporting vulnerable people
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting older people.
  • You will understand the importance of team working, people’s basic human rights and the needs of people from diverse social, cultural and racial backgrounds.
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Basic health and safety knowledge as well as food hygiene issues is beneficial.
  • John Woolman House is the main location but there will be a requirement of visiting other schemes in Leicester.

Why work with us?

In addition to generous annual leave, development opportunities and company pension, we also have many more amazing benefits at NCHA.

For a full Role Profile click document tab at the bottom of this page.

Interviews to be held on Thursday 18th July

Over to you – click apply on this page and show us why you are suitable!

You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.

Please note that we are not currently offering visa sponsorship.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. Male Support Workers are currently under-represented in this area and we particularly welcome suitable applications.

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We’re Nottingham Community Housing Association, known to many as NCHA. We’ve been around since 1973, and we’re really proud of that. We’re more than just a housing association: we deliver care and support to people all over the East Midlands. Read our story to find out more about us.