Sheltered Housing Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
Umbrella
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accountabilities of the role:

To promote, encourage and support the continued independence and well-being of the sheltered housing tenants by monitoring, enabling and meeting the necessary support needs To assess, review and respond to ongoing support and housing needs of sheltered housing tenants appropriately. The role will develop and maintain constructive relationships with sheltered tenants, carers, partners, service providers and any one from the wider community that is involved with the sheltered scheme.

CRITERIA

Knowledge and Abilities:

Having a good understanding of the Safeguarding policy and how it relates to the role of the Sheltered Housing Manager.

Knowledge of Welfare benefits and the ability to assist where appropriate in maximising tenants' incomes.

Ability to use own initiative to manage conflicting priorities and deal appropriately with emergencies in line with agreed procedures

Key Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively in both a verbal and written form.

Ability to liaise effectively with and co-ordinate work with other professional staff teams, both within the Council and externally.

Knowledge of and the ability to assess the needs of tenants and to access, co-ordinate, monitor and review appropriate Support Services for them.

Experience:

Experience of Managing Sheltered Housing Schemes within a Public Sector Environment.

Experience of case working.

Experience of working within a Support Planning framework.

Minimum of 2 years experience in either a voluntary or paid capacity of working with older people or vulnerable adults