Job Title: Almshouse Manager
Hours: Full-Time, Permanent
Salary: £35k - £40k depending on experience
Location: Hammersmith, London
We are working in partnership with St Joseph’s Society which was established in 1708. With 31 self-contained flats, it is the only almshouse in the country providing accommodation specifically for Catholics of retirement age and limited means who are capable of independent living in a supported environment.
St Joseph’s is seeking to appoint an Almshouse Manager to be responsible for the daily management of the almshouse premises and related charity matters, as well as modernising and updating some of the administrative procedures. The role is wide-ranging and duties include management of the day-to-day affairs regarding the residents, ensuring the property and gardens are well-maintained, supervising wardens and independent contractors, running the office and all administrative matters including computerised and manual systems, basic book-keeping and keeping up-to-date with matters of governance and compliance. Essentially, and above all, fostering and maintaining the ethos, character and culture of this peaceful haven.
For this significant and rewarding role, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:
- A genuine interest in people and their individual circumstances
- A proven track record of facilities management and buildings maintenance
- Significant experience of managing staff and independent contractors
- The willingness and ability to organise and prioritise a varied workload
- Excellent verbal/written communication skills and IT competence
- Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements
You will be a proactive and positive individual with a light touch possessing excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. You can pay close attention to detail and have the flexibility to prioritise, ensuring that the welfare and wellbeing of the residents and staff is at the forefront of all your work on behalf of the charity’s trustees.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then please submit your CV and supporting statement to Adam Stacey, Associate Director, quoting our reference JO2771.
For any further information, please contact Adam Stacey.
Closing date for applications: 10 August 2020
Interview date: Early September 2020