Area Manager

Yourlife Management Services

Southern – South East – Sussex (East & West), Hampshire, Kent, South London

Salary - £36,000


A fantastic opportunity has arisen within YourLife Management Services for an experienced Manager to join our team with a fast paced, growing Retirement Living Plus Provider.


YLMS manages Retirement Living Plus developments built by McCarthy & Stone, the award winning, UK market leading retirement builder, and is registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide domiciliary care services.

This is an exciting time to join us at YLMS as we not only continue to provide unrivalled quality with our parent companies; McCarthy & Stone and Somerset Care, but also persist on our journey of growth with new developments opening each year.

To learn more about us why not take a look at


About the Role:

Reporting into an Operations Manager you will lead a team of Estate Managers, ensuring that our developments provide exceptional levels of service to the homeowners at all times and recommending new ways of working where appropriate.


With a breadth of knowledge in managing a care service you will ensure that the developments in your remit adhere to company policies & procedures, quality assurance validation and are adequately staffed at all times. Working from home you will be required to visit the sites that you oversee, liaise with the regional teams daily and attend meetings at various locations to present on your region to the wider business.


As part of the Senior Management Team you will need financial experience to monitor and provide reports from your developments to identify trends. You will proactively establish ways to improve and protect company liability and oversee budget control to ensure that we are utilising homeowner service charges efficiently. It will be imperative to remain up to date with current legislation to ensure that we comply at all times and assist your Estate Managers in preparing for inspections.


What can we offer you?


As we continue to expand you will have the opportunity for both personal and professional development throughout your YLMS journey.

You will also receive:


  • Company car or car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Enrolment into the company pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance

What do you need?


  • NVQ Level 4 in Care/Management, Registered Managers Award of equivalent Previous experience managing a care service
  • Housing Management experience (desirable)
  • Proven experience leading teams
  • You will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check

Next Steps:

If this role sounds interesting and you’d like to be considered then we’d love to hear from you! Please apply now to find out more!

Please either email a copy of the below application forms with a updated copy of your CV to or give us a call on 01202 362 305 to find out more

Next Steps: If your application is shortlisted we will be in contact to arrange an interview!

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