Scheme Manager - Charity Sector - Hammersmith - �£

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Charity, Voluntary
£22,568 to £22,568 per annum
Salary Description:
£22568 - £22568 Per Annum
Lamb Personnel Ltd
Job Ref:

Scheme Manager - Charity Sector - Hammersmith - £22,568.42

Lamb Personnel are in search of a caring individual with a background in elderly care to join a leading charity based in Hammersmith.
Part time - 30 hrs - Monday to Friday (salary and leave pro rata`d). Annual leave: 22 days

Purpose of the role:
The Scheme Manager is the first port of call for all residents and they are the face of the Charity. To be responsible for the day to day management of the sheltered scheme by providing a professional housing management and support service, which recognises the individuality and independence of residents. To represent the charity and act as a catalyst to bring services to residents and to integrate the Almshouse into the community.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

- To be on duty during the prescribed hours and undertake management duties relating to the residents and the almshouse as directed by the line manager.

Provision of Support to Residents

- Ensure that a consistently high quality of service is provided to residents at all times.
- Make daily contact with all residents, either personally or through the emergency call system. Respond to all calls received through the emergency call system or otherwise and take follow up action.
- Act as a facilitator on behalf of residents to ensure that they receive the care and support services they require from statutory and other bodies.
- Ensure that all residents have up-to-date information regarding the charity and the local community, e.g. contact addresses and telephone numbers of chemist, GP and advice centre; activities at the day centre; local club activities and outings.
- Provide welfare benefits information on an on-going basis and put residents in contact with the relevant bodies. If requested to do so by the resident, liaise with these bodies on their behalf.
- Recognise the care and support needs of the residents and take appropriate action including liaising with the relevant statutory and/or voluntary bodies, relatives or friends. Any such action should normally only be taken with the resident`s consent. Where a resident does not consent, but is thought to be at risk, similar action may be taken with authorisation of the line manager.
- Act as the organisations representative at case conferences or other meetings involving residents` and potential residents` care plans.
- Continually monitor the appropriateness of care and support services for residents and consult and liaise with on-site and/or visiting care staff as appropriate. Accurate records of action taken should be maintained.
- Liaise with head office and external organisations, on behalf of residents.

Community Development

- Promote social activities on and between the schemes and encourage the wider community to use any facilities provided.
- Promote and assist with the setting up of care initiatives (e.g. shopping services, lunch clubs, cleaning services) on the almshouse and the provision of services to the wider community; (where appropriate).
- Actively promote and encourage resident participation in line with the organisation`s strategy. In particular, encourage the participation of residents in Residents` forums of all kinds.

Training Requirements

- Attend all career development training, courses and meetings when requested to do so by the line manager;
- If required, participate in the training of other scheme managers and offer support to them duri

Contact Details:
Lamb Personnel Ltd
Tel: 020 8894 1723
Contact: Aimee Weston

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