Resident Warden required for Tiverton Almshouse Trust 28.5 hours Per Week
Tiverton Almshouse Trust is one of the UK’s leading Almshouse charities and is also a registered social landlord with a portfolio of commercial units it leases to retailers in Tiverton along with other residential accommodation it lets in the Town centre.
We provide high quality homes in beautiful communal gardens for people aged over 60 that are in need financially, who are able to lead an independent life but have real need for quality housing with daily warden support. The charity owns two main sites in Tiverton comprising over 40 self-contained homes on each site.
We wish to appoint a self-motivated, caring, well organised, Resident Warden with a can-do attitude as well as good communication skills and attention to detail.
Reporting to the Housing Manager, the role is responsible for:
Housing and building management: typically noting and reporting on the condition of the building and equipment, showing prospective residents around, managing the cleaner, the security of the site, liaising with families, other agencies, health professionals, contractors visiting the site, monitoring resident’s compliance with their licence and keeping accurate records.
Support: responding, when on duty, without delay to emergency calls. Providing assistance to residents and keeping next of kin appraised of developments and issues arising. Checking in daily with residents, with minimum intervention, and arranging and/or providing short-term assistance and support. Ensuring residents have access to a wide range of social activities on site and facilitating access to these as required.
The position provides free accommodation in the form of a house on the site, plus the Trust will pay your gas, water, Council Tax and telephone costs. You will also have a salary of £12,991 per annum, 28 days annual leave and a 5% contribution to our stakeholder pension scheme.
Your hours will be 28.5 per week, Monday to Friday 8am -12.30pm, the balance of 6 hours will be worked flexibly to meet the needs of residents.
Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Tiverton Almshouse Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community. The right applicant will be keen to champion the Trust’s mission and values.
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Closing date: 14th August 2020
Interviews week commencing TBC