Scheme Assistant (Part Time)


School Court, Hednesford, WS12 4UA


£12,480 per annum (£24,336 per annum full time equivalent)


20 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part Time, Permanent

Closing date:


The Role

We’ve a fantastic opportunity for a Scheme Assistant to join our team at School Court in Hednesford, hear Cannock Town Centre! This is a part-time, permanent role for 20 hours per week on a 2 week rolling rota working alternate weekends. This works out to 5 hour shifts over 5 days.

Oakwood Lodge is one of our Retirement Living PLUS Schemes made up of 41 properties, located in a quiet residential area with onsite parking.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Catering team with daily Restaurant duties such as taking orders and serving meals
  • Ensuring all communal areas are cleaned to a high standard including deep cleaning carpeted / non-carpeted areas, furnishings / fittings, windows, and walls
  • Carrying out regular building safety/compliance checks, as well as reporting repairs when required on the in-house IT systems
  • Carrying out general administration duties including filing paperwork and ordering supplies.

Working as a Scheme Assistant, you'll be part of a tight-knit community where our residents love to get involved in activities and events regularly. As a visible member of the Midland Heart team, it'll be your responsibility to encourage their involvement and offer your support wherever it's needed.

The role is perfect for a people-focused individual who is passionate about making the vulnerable people in our community feel safe and valued.

Our Ideal Candidate? We are looking for individuals with:

  • Previous experience in a cleaning / housekeeping role, with knowledge of using domestic cleaning equipment.
  • Basic health and safety training.
  • Basic IT skills (Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Good communication skills and the ability to deal with people from a range of different backgrounds.

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.

What can we offer? We have an excellent range of company benefits available including 25 days annual leave, up to 8% matched pension and access to our Brilliant Benefits portal which will get you discount on a lot of your shopping! To find out more about what is on offer, please click here.

We are proud to say we have recently been named in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work list, within the Big Organisations category (The Times).

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.

Suitable candidates will be invited to an assessment shortly after applying and we reserve the right to close applications early should we appoint to the role before the advert closing 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.