Richmondshire District Council

Job summary

Title: Resident Warden

Salary: Grade 6 (SCP 18-20), £22,369 - £23,194 per annum pro rata

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Part time

Hours: 24

Job reference: SUPP HOUS 04-10


The Council is seeking a self-motivated person with a genuine interest in working with older people for the position of Resident Warden at the Council’s Sheltered Scheme at Oak Tree Court, North Yorkshire.

A Resident Warden’s duties include contacting the residents to ascertain their wellbeing and obtaining further appropriate assistance as required for them. The Resident Warden will be responsible for running a sheltered scheme, liaising with other agencies on behalf of the residents and the Council. Wardens need to have a flexible approach to work. They will be required to work independently, using their own initiative to solve problems and deal with emergency situations. 

The successful candidate will have experience of maintaining confidential records. They must also have experience of using a computer and be IT literate.

The role is part time - 24 hours, over six mornings a week. However, wardens are expected to provide on-call cover six nights a week as well. 

There is a rent free flat within the scheme which the successful applicant will be expected to move into.

For an informal discussion regarding these positions, please contact Sophie Johnson, Support and Improvement Team Leader, on 01748 901147.

Key documents

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification. To apply please complete our application form:

Job description Person specification  Application form

Benefits of working for the Council 

Key dates

  • Closing date: 10am, Thursday 8 December 2022
  • Interview date: Friday 23 December 2022
  • An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

Equal opportunities

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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