Bield have an exciting opportunity for an Area Manager to manage tenancy and management functions within our Dundee based Amenity Housing, Retirement Plus, Retirement Housing and Retirement Housing with Meals developments and will be based at our office in Dundee.
The successful candidate will have overall management for each of the developments within your defined area, while having operational responsibility for assisting in the delivery of strategic objectives, supporting local managers at developments and engaging with customers and stakeholders.
Applicants should have a detailed understanding of the type of problems facing older people and knowledge of housing legislation with respect to tenancy management and the range of services available to support older people. You should also have experience in housing management together with significant experience of staff support and supervision. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and a full valid UK driving licence are considered essential requirements. This post also requires a PVG check from Disclosure Scotland.
It is also essential that the ideal candidate is educated to at least HND level in a housing/ social care related discipline or has substantial experience and a track record of continuous professional development, however, CIH Level 4 qualification would be desirable. You should preferably have the minimum required S/NVQ or HNC in Health and Social Care suitable for registration with SSSC or evidence of the ability to acquire an appropriate qualification required for SSSC registration.
In return the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, car allowance, company pension and 34 days holiday (pro-rated for part-time) with the option to buy or sell leave each year. Bield also offers flexible working.
Bield is a national Housing provider passionate about helping our older people live healthy happy and fulfilled lives. We've been delivering housing related care and support services for 50 years and we're looking forward to the future. We want to be an organisation that never stops learning and improving and we're looking for someone with passion and dynamism to help us transform our care and support services to make them fit for the future.
Our Customer Experience team is looking for the right person to provide management and leadership to a team of housing and care professionals, assisting in the development and delivery of strategic objectives, engaging with customers, colleagues and external organisations; developing and maintaining positive relations across housing, health, social care, voluntary and private sectors for wrap-around support for our tenants.
You’ll be an experienced manager, having worked in a care and support environment, and have an excellent understanding of relevant regulatory policies and procedures, including fundamental standard regulations such as Care Inspectorate regulations along with a working understanding of housing management.
You'll be a people person with strong leadership skills and lead on coaching, developing and motivating our teams who share our values and passion for brilliant customer care and will set colleagues up for success in their roles. You'll also lead on a review of how we deliver our services bringing insight and knowledge to the role.
The role can be based anywhere across Bield's offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Dundee but will be required to travel across Scotland.
• Competitive salary reviewed annually.
• Excellent holidays, up to 34 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees).
• Option to buy or sell holidays each year.
• Job related training
• Flexi time system
You can find out more about the role by accessing the following documents.