Well-being and Community Connector

Recruiter
Stonewater
Location
Leominster, Herefordshire
Salary
£25,000 per annum, pro-rata
Posted
11 Jan 2022
Closes
25 Jan 2022
Ref
SWRE124386
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Permanent, Part Time (35 hours per week)

Arkwright Court is a retirement living scheme consisting of 35 self-contained one bedroom ground floor and first floor flats situated in the heart of the historic market town of Leominster. Just a short drive away is Eaton Court, a retirement living scheme which consists of 24 spacious one bedroom bungalows which benefit from their own private gardens.

We’re now looking for a Well-being and Community Connector to provide the day-to-day delivery of local services to our customers, creating a vibrant community and sustainable living environment.

As our Well-being and Community Connector, you will carry out well-being checks and respond to emerging changes in circumstances, managing risk and signposting to external agencies as required. You will engage with older people and their families and support them to identify issues that are important to them and how they would like to progress them. Developing relationships with partner agencies that provide well-being opportunities, you will support customers to produce and access a programme of well-being and social initiatives, onsite and virtually, that helps support and give a voice to issues affecting older customers such as improved well-being, reduction in loneliness and dementia awareness.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working within a customer focused environment.
  • Have some knowledge / exposure to adult safeguarding.
  • Be a motivated and committed self-starter with strong organisational skills and a passion to deliver innovative services.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and communicate information clearly and effectively with others, using a range of techniques and adapting styles to enhance impact and suit the needs of the recipient.
  • Be computer literate, confident using MS Word and Excel and ideally with in-house systems.
  • Think practically and logically, producing high quality work and overcoming problems/issues to meet deadlines.
  • Be able to work flexibly, including work outside normal working hours to attend evening and/or weekend meetings.
  • Have a full valid UK driving licence.

This is a mobile role, spending some of your time working from home and some of your time at the Schemes.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check, satisfactory references and possession of a valid Right to Work document.

Discover Stonewater:

Stonewater is a leading housing provider. We manage around 33,600 homes, serving 75,000 customers across our portfolio of affordable properties for general rent, shared ownership and sale, alongside specialist accommodation, with an ambitious house-building programme.

Our mission is to provide quality homes and services for people whose needs are not met by the open market.

We’re looking for like-minded people to join our team of over 800 talented colleagues who embody our values of being ethical, ambitious, passionate, agile and commercial, as well as people who want to make a difference and transform people’s lives.

Stonewater supports equality of opportunities and are dedicated to being a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer.

Are you ready to #DiscoverStonewater?