Scheme Manager

Posted on 10 November 2021
  • Directorate BHCC: Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities
  • Salary £25,481 - £27,041
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Brighton and Hove

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    37 & 23
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our Seniors Housing service. The service provides specialist housing for older people in Brighton and Hove, encouraging independence within a thriving community.

The scheme manager plays a crucial role in delivering the front line service in our housing schemes.

We are proud of our achievements and seek a scheme manager who can positively contribute to the service moving forward.

We have two roles currently available - 
Full time role: 37 hours

Part time role: 23 hours

Monday to Friday 

Provisional interview date: Tuesday 25th January

For an informal discussion, please contact Elisabeth Neighbour - Team Manager, Seniors Housing on 01273 293123 or Graham Davies - Team Manager, Seniors Housing on 01273 293218

About the role

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience with working with older people, ideally within the retirement or sheltered housing sector.
  • Excellent customer service experience and an ability to continually improve service delivery in a diverse community.
  • The ability to work creatively and collaboratively with a wide range of colleagues and partners.
  • The ability to develop active and thriving communities.
  • The ability to encourage and support people to age well and thrive.
  • A good working understanding of health and safety and safeguarding issues.
  • The ability to work alone and respond to emergencies and challenging situations.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.


As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


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