Housing Support Coordinator (Lightbulb Service Model Programme)

Grade E (SCP 18 - 22) £24,982 - £27,041 per annum
11 Jan 2022
28 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Charnwood Borough sits within the three cities of Leicester, Nottingham and Derby. One third of the 167,000 population live in the thriving university town of Loughborough, with most of the remaining two thirds within the small towns and villages of the Wolds, the Soar and Wreake Valleys, Charnwood Forest and on the edge of Leicester.

Housing Support Coordinator (Lightbulb Service Model Programme) (M338)

Grade E (SCP 18 - 22) £24,982 - £27,041 per annum plus Essential Car User Allowance (currently under review).

Temporary until 31 March 2022 (with possible extension to March 2024 pending outcome of current review)

Full time post (37 hours)

Lightbulb Service Model is a partnership Programme supported by the seven District Councils in Leicestershire and Leicestershire County Council. It brings together a range of practical housing support into a single point of access or referral. The overall ambition is to maximise the contribution that housing support can play in keeping vulnerable people independent in their homes.

The Housing Support Coordinator (HSC) role works with individuals in need to identify and access a range of housing support solutions that will enable them to remain independent and healthy in their home.

You will work closely with specialists within the Lightbulb Service Model team (including Occupational Therapists, Technical Officers and other HSCs); facilitating a holistic approach to housing support and supporting their work by offering individuals access to a wider range of housing support services.

You will have a wide range of experience in working with vulnerable adults and experience of working with key stakeholders and partners to get the best outcome for service users.

You will have experience of working in a housing, health or social care setting (this could include experience in the voluntary sector with this focus).

Ability to manage a varied and complex caseload and to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.

You must have completed, or be willing to complete, formal Trusted Assessor Training.

You will work a hybrid way based in the Council offices and home working and will be expected to travel across the Borough for visits, and out of Borough for meetings and training.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

To find out more about the job please contact Alison Simmons, Head of Strategic and Private Sector Housing on (01509) 634780.

Closing date: 28th January 2022

No C.Vs or agencies please.