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Job reference: NRD-CAS-010551

Location: Kent

Closing date: 10/04/2019

Salary: £17,550

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 37.5

Riverside have a new opportunity for a Retirement Living Assistant working full time on a fixed-term basis.


Who you’ll be helping

You will work across Retirement Living Schemes predominantly based in Tumbridge, and also Faversham and Bromley delivering a retirement living service to customers over 55. You will support them to access outside services, stay connected to their communities and retain their independence.


What will you do?

As a trusted member of our team, you will be responsible for the general running of the scheme, ensuring health and safety is compliant. You will facilitate health and wellbeing activities and support customers to access community facilities.


Day to day

Your key responsibilities as a retirement living assistant in Kent will include:

• Health and wellbeing of residents
• Smooth running of the scheme
• Dealing with contractors
• Ensuring schemes are health and safety compliant
• Running activities and sessions with customers

For a deeper understanding of your responsibilities, take a look at the job description linked below.


Does this describe you?

You are flexible, empathetic, inclusive and resilient. Even better, you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills too.

Though not essential by any means, you have preferably worked with vulnerable clients in a housing or support setting before.  

Click on the job description linked below to see a full list of our essential requirements.


What’s in it for you?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

• Access to ongoing personal career development opportunities through Learning Zone
• 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
• Family friendly benefits providing enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption
• Childcare vouchers salary sacrifice through payroll
• Riverside Rewards scheme and app, providing valuable access to discounted benefits including high street and online savings


Who are Riverside?

We are one of the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for-profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 160+ local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 100,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families. We seek to transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.


Is Riverside for you?

We want you to feel empowered and that your voice is truly heard. Being a company focused on people, we treat our customers with this same respect.

We trust you to protect our customers, our people and our business and we see outstanding worth in those with the courage to take responsibility, innovate and find solutions. 

Your focus on performance and ambition is rewarded with development opportunities. With Riverside, you can achieve. 


If you’re thinking of joining us as a retirement living assistant, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.


The closing date for this job has now passed.