Housing Assistant

Epping, Essex
£15,807 to £16,781 per annum
11 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Communities Directorate

Housing Assistant – Older Peoples Services

12 month Temporary Contract from date of appointment (with the possibility of an extension)

Based at Careline, Parsonage Court, Loughton

Salary: £15,807 to £16,781 per annum (rising to £17,072 per annum after five years continuous service) plus £840 Inner London Fringe Allowance per annum

36 hours a week Monday - Friday

Post Ref: 1032RXU

Do you have an interest in working with older/vulnerable people?

Do you have enthusiasm and a caring manner?

Are you able to organise your own workload?

Are you looking for an interesting and varied job?

YES? Then you could be the person we are looking for. In the absence of the Scheme Manager you would be visiting older people across the district living in sheltered accommodation and other dwellings designed for the elderly ensuring their well-being. You will also be undertaking various duties relating to the Scheme Manager’s role as well as assessing people’s suitability for sheltered housing. Another important part of this post will involve installing telecare alarms and testing equipment. This is a varied job for a flexible person, who is willing to assist in many functions relating to the Council’s busy Older Peoples Services Section. Administration and record keeping is required.

You must hold a current full driver’s licence and own a car, an essential user car allowance will be payable.

Applicants should note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Please visit our website to apply online and view all our current vacancies at: www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/jobs (No CVs please). Post Ref: 1032RXU.

Closing date: 26 April 2018.

The Council is committed to working towards equality, safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and eradicating fraud. It expects our employees to share the same commitment.