Relief Retirement Property Manager

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd April 2024

  • Advertised from 6th March 2024
  • £12.11 per hour. Duration: Relief Work Pattern: As and when required Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm


Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives? Come and join Wheatley Homes East as a Relief Retirement Property Manager.

About the role

Wheatley Homes East, a subsidiary of Wheatley Group, has a number of Relief Retirement Property Manager positions available for experienced and caring professionals..

At Wheatley, we are committed to building great homes, transforming neighbourhoods and helping customers get the most out of life.

As a Relief Retirement Property Manager, you will be responsible for the safety and security of the retirement property as well as passing on any concerns about the wellbeing of tenants to their housing officer.

At the heart of this you will become a familiar and trusted face in our communities, providing a comprehensive, high-quality housing management service to customers. Wheatley Group is Scotland's leading housing, care and property-management group and one of the UK's best-accredited organisations. Owning or managing over 93,700 homes, Wheatley delivers award-winning services to over 210,000 people across 19 local authorities in Scotland.

Our subsidiaries are united by a common commitment to excellence in all they do and a joint mission in 'Making Homes and Lives Better' for the people they work for and the communities in which they live.

Who are we looking for

The successful candidate(s) will be able to work on their own initiative and able to respond to a crisis situation in a calm and practical manner.

An enthusiastic and caring professional who can work, adapt and thrive in a fast-paced organisation that is constantly changing.

Passionate about delivering excellent customer service and able to work collaboratively with customers and partner agencies to support the continued development of our communities.

At least two years’ experience in managing a retirement or similar scheme with a qualification in Housing at SVQ2 level or equivalent, or willing to work towards this qualification.

Excellent interpersonal skills with knowledge of services for the elderly and able to clearly demonstrate awareness and commitment to the ethos of retirement housing.

An elementary food hygiene certificate is essential for the role.

Good written and verbal communication and IT skills are essential to enable a consistent approach within the team.

In the role, you will support the delivery of our five-year strategy. Digital inclusion will be a big priority, and you will work with customers to ensure they are able to embrace digital technology and access the online services available to them.

The role will involve covering staff annual leave and sickness leave in our retirement properties across Edinburgh between Monday to Friday, 9am – 1pm.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

Committed to inclusion

At Wheatley, are always looking to improve diversity within our teams. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and achieve their full potential.

We actively celebrate our individual differences and recognise the collective strength this brings our organisation. It’s important our teams represent the communities we serve, and we welcome applications from any under-represented groups.

Application notes

Closing date: 23rd April 2024 at 5pm

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Kirsty Banks 07867 907365

If you think you have what it takes to make this role a success, to submit your application form please click here

We want all our candidates to shine. If you need any reasonable adjustments to help you feel more comfortable during the recruitment process, please contact Rachel Young on 07867291367 or