Whether they are involved in providing homes, delivering care and support, or working with the community, our people make a vital contribution to the lives of thousands living in central and west London. Recruiting and developing the best people is essential for us as we continue to grow. See our current opportunities below:
- Closing date: 24/05/2019Location: W10 5BNSalary: £60,000 paReference: OCTBD417601
This is an exciting opportunity to put your property sales and management skills to greater use and take responsibility for developing the sales and marketing team as Octavia continues to develop properties in the most expensive areas of the country. You will be a confident and articulate sales professional with a successful track-record in selling new homes. As a senior member of the Octavia team you will have the ability to motivate, lead and manage a team to achieve corporate and individual goals. Using your excellent knowledge of the London housing market, you will be responsible for planning and implementing marketing strategies for our programme of new homes for both outright sale and shared ownership. In addition you will manage our sales and marketing activities ensuring the highest levels of customer service are provided whilst meeting ambitious targets. To be successful in this role, you must be focused on results and willing to work hard to achieve your goals. Being able to adapt to changing circumstances and using your initiative are key. . Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm, Friday 24th May 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th June 2019.
- Closing date: 31/05/2019Location: London (covering Kensington, Westminster and Hounslow)Salary: £10.20 per hour (Day) - £10.39 per hour (Night)Reference: OCTFG304516
Are you a compassionate people person with some history of caring for and supporting others? Do you have a passion for providing great personal care and supporting older people to be as independent as they can and would like to use your skills to make a real difference to the lives of local older people? About us Octavia, winner of Great British Care Employer of the year Award 2017, have been improving lives in London for over 150 years. Our seven extra care schemes are well located in North Kensington, Westminster and Hounslow to provide modern accessible homes for 179 local older people, who have a range of physical and mental health needs. All our services have been rated consistently ‘Good’ by CQC, with one recently awarded ‘Outstanding’ for responsiveness. We believe it is every one of our staff that makes us outstanding, and so we are committed to investing in them to ensure they feel valued and empowered to care for and support others to be independent. When you join us you will be part of an amazing team of people who share our drive to be a force for good in the lives of local older people and who believe in our values of being Reliable, Responsive and Respectful. Our rates start at £10.20 per hour (day) and £10.39 (waking night) About you We have opportunities for Care and Support workers with an awareness of the needs of older people with physical and mental health needs, who will be able to work as part of a 7 day weekly rota to meet these needs. We are interested in hearing from you whether you have work, volunteering and/or personal experience of providing personal care and supporting others. You will be compassionate, keen to listen to and understand people to enable them to get the most from their lives. You will put people at the centre of everything you do and will use your ideas, good communication and relationship bu
- Closing date: 02/06/2019Location: W10 5BNSalary: £18,564Reference: OCTHN418713
We are looking for Deep Clean Mobile Cleaner to join our Estates Services team. The successful applicants will be responsible for supporting our Deep Clean team. We are looking for experienced cleaners and caretakers, with strong interpersonal and literacy skills. They will be customer focused, well motivated, with good communication skills, good IT skills, and able to work under minimal supervision. Applicants will be expected to evidence previous cleaning/deep cleaning experience as part of the application process. We endeavour to reply to all applications within 20 working days of the date of application. If you do not hear from us within that time, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion Octavia is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Only candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK will be considered. Strictly no agencies please.
- Closing date: 09/06/2019Location: W10 5BNSalary: £20,398 paReference: OCTFE400911
Are you responsive, respectful and reliable? A customer focused leader with experience of delivering a great enhanced housing management service to older people? Octavia is a successful community housing provider operating in the heart of London. We offer a wide range of housing, care and support to older and vulnerable adults living in west and central London. Flexibility is a key part of all of our care and support services as our focus is on the individual - helping people to stay as active and independent as possible. The Sheltered Housing Services Team Leader leads an enhanced housing management service to our residents living in sheltered and dedicated housing for older people that supports people to live independently in their homes. As Team Leader you will manage a small team to deliver an on-site service to ensure all key operational targets are met that include safety, security, void and tenancy management. The successful candidate for this role will have experience in a similar customer focused role within a supported/sheltered housing environment so will be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of enhanced housing management, promoting independence and developing support networks. You will have excellent leadership skills with previous experience of managing teams and developing and delivering services to meet resident needs. You will ideally have a relevant qualification in housing, social care and/or management. Due to the nature of the role you will need to flexible to meet the requirements of the centre.
- Closing date: 09/06/2019Location: W10 5BNSalary: £33,997 paReference: OCTNA418278
Are you respectful, responsive and reliable and keen to support older and vulnerable people to stay independent in their home? Are you a leader? Could you lead our support and adaptations team to meet our resident’s needs? Octavia believes that good homes make for better lives. Inspired by our founder, the social reformer Octavia Hill, we are a not-for-profit organisation providing thousands of people with good-quality affordable homes in inner London. Like her we believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed housing to make a difference. Flexibility is a key part of all of our care and support services as our focus is on the individual - helping people to stay as active and independent as possible. As part of our Care and Support team you will manage a team of support officers working to deliver excellent, innovative services. Oversee our adaptations programme, working in tandem with our contractors and partners to deliver adaptations in residents homes. You will have full management responsibility for the team and will form close relationships with colleagues across the Organisation as well as within your own team to ensure that our residents are provided with a seamless service. The Support and Adaptations Manager will ensure services are aligned to resident and community needs and that Octavia leads in performance and customer excellence. You will need to lead on providing an excellent, personalised customer centred approach demonstrating a commitment to take ownership, and an understanding of issues that are important to our residents, improving service delivery and maximising customer satisfaction.
- Closing date: 30/06/2019Location: LondonSalary: £10.20 per hourReference: OCTEB182300