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Cardiff Council

Community Living Scheme Manager
Job Category: Social Care-Adults, Housing, Other
Contract type: Temporary
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Grade: Grade 5
Salary: £21,166 - £24,799
Closing date: 24/07/2019

Cardiff Council aims to provide a high quality, accessible service.  Landlord Services currently has one temporary full time vacancy for a Community Living Scheme Manager within the Community Living team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed individual, with excellent inter personal skills to join the Community Living team.  In this role you will be responsible for managing community living schemes on a day to day basis, ensuring compliance of all aspects of building health and safety, resident welfare and providing effective and efficient supervision of the Older Persons HUB.

The ability to use IT systems and other technology and administration experience, is essential. 

The successful applicant will arrange, manage and organise events and activities at the schemes, working with a range of council services, and will be required to work collaboratively with various partner organisations to help tackle the issues facing older persons.

You will have strong organisational and effective communication skills with the ability to understand others. A strong and demonstrable commitment to equal opportunities and the ability to respond positively to resident’s needs, adapting quickly to change is an essential requirement.

A thorough knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace would be advantageous.

For an informal discussion, after reading the job description, please contact the Older Persons Accommodation Manager, Asmut Price on 029 20537236.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

This post is temporary until the 26th May 2020 to cover the maternity leave of the substantive post holder.

Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Director/ Assistant Director/ Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body. 

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.   Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from under represented individuals:
aged under 25
not in employment, education or training
from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community and LGBT+ communities
able to communicate fluently in Welsh

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