Extra Care Officer

Equals One
Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
03 Jun 2018
17 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Extra Care Officer

The spot salary for this post is £19,466 per annum for applicants who fully meet the requirements of the post. Applicants, who do not meet all of the requirements of the post, will start 5% or 10% below the spot salary

Cumbria, LA14 5SF

Temporary - up to 12 months (maternity cover)

Full Time – 35 hours per week

Accent Group is a successful national housing association owning over 21,500 homes with a turnover of £100m. Our residents’ homes and services are managed from regional offices in Middlesbrough, Burnley, Camberley and Peterborough, with the central office located in Shipley, West Yorkshire. You will be joining Accent at an exciting time. Our new 3-year Corporate Strategy ‘With you for your Journey’ sets out an ambitious and exciting agenda for the future that will establish Accent Group as a sector leading organisation.

We are currently looking to recruit an Extra Care Officer in our North West Region who will be responsible for assisting in the provision of a housing management service and scheme activities for residents at our Extra Care housing scheme in Barrow-in-Furness.

Key duties of the role will include:

·Contributing to the smooth operation of the buildings, including checking, recording and testing of equipment.

·Manage the reception and the scheme administration.

·Assisting the Extra Care Manager in all aspects of housing management.

·Promote, lead and encourage a programme of social activities.

·Liaise with key internal and external agencies to promote effective working relationships.

·Work with the Support Services Manager to ensure a consistent service is delivered across both Extra Care sites.

We are seeking a motivated individual with experience of working with older people, that has excellent communication and ICT skills and is proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Closing date 17th June

Interview date 4th July