Scheme Assistant - Retirement Living


St Crispin Village, Northampton, NN5 4RB


£14,820 per annum


30 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part Time, Permanent

Closing date:


The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Scheme Assistant to join our St Crispin Retirement Living PLUS Village for over 55s, in Duston, Northampton -  St Crispins is a thriving Retirement Village where our customers live independently with support from Midland Heart on hand if needed. This is a part time role working 30 hours per week on a rota, including weekends.

In this varied and active role, you’ll provide general support across the scheme - from reception duties and supporting sales of apartments on the scheme, to assisting during meal times and housekeeping of communal areas.

There are a range of facilities on-site for our customers to enjoy including a Restaurant, Bar and Coffee Shop – you can expect to get involved during meal times by taking orders, serving meals, handling petty cash and cleaning down, ensuring high standards of cleanliness are maintained at all times.

You’ll interact with a variety of different people including customers living at St Crispin Village and their friends and family, other members of staff and contractors carrying out maintenance and repairs across the scheme – so excellent communication skills are a must!

Our Ideal Candidate? We are looking for individuals with:

  • Basic IT skills (Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Minimum of Food Safety Level 2 qualification or must be obtained within the first 6 months of employment
  • Basic health and safety training, and knowledge of using domestic cleaning equipment
  • The ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently, and communicate in a pleasant manner with a diverse range of people confidently is vital in this role.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? Click on "Candidate Information" below for a full Role Profile. To apply submit a CV and a Cover Letter explaining why you've got the right skills for this role.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday 25th January 2022 however, suitable candidates will be invited to an assessment shortly after applying. We reserve the right to close applications early should we appoint to the role before this date.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.