Independent Living Scheme Officer (Extra Care)

Skegness, Lincolnshire
£23,264 per annum increasing to £24,489 per annum after 12 months in role
09 Aug 2018
23 Aug 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Independent Living Scheme Officer (Extra Care)

Skegness, Lincolnshire


£23,264 per annum increasing to £24,489 per annum after 12 months in role
35 hours per week

The Role

An exciting opportunity has become available within our clients Independent Living team as an Independent Living Scheme Officer (Extra Care). In this role, you will be responsible for the general management of all aspects of the scheme, ensuring high standards are maintained.
As part of the role, you will be required to liaise with statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure appropriate, coordinated care and support is available to tenants that will enable independent living. You are also required to promote and enable wellbeing activities to all tenants of the extra care scheme and other older people living in the local neighbourhood along with managing and promoting the full use of facilities within the scheme.
As part of a bigger Independent Living Team, you will required to provide cover at other schemes when necessary, so you will need to be flexible.
Skills/Experience Required

To undertake this role they are looking for someone who has demonstrable experience of working with older people in either sheltered housing, residential care, Home Care, Social Services or Health Services.
You must have the ability to communicate effectively face to face and over the telephone with a range of organisations, contractors, colleagues, customers and their relatives, as this will support you in having a clear understanding and commitment to customer care, which is an essential part of the role.
You will have a good standard of education as within this role you are required to write clear, concise short reports, letters, file notes and complete forms.
Please note this vacancy may expire prior to the closing date if they receive a high volume of applications. Please ensure that you apply early to avoid disappointment.
Please be advised, they will not contact unsuccessful applicants, please log in to your Networx account for an update on your application.  If you do not hear from them within 14 days of the vacancy closing, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
What They Offer

They offer a great benefits package including 24 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a defined benefit pension scheme, a health cash plan and Employee Assistance Programme.
Closing Date:  Midday on Thursday 23 August 2018
Interviews Date: Friday 31 August 2018

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