Supported Housing Officer

Harlow, Essex
£12,516.19 - £13,089.52 (pro rata)
14 Jul 2017
27 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Title: Supported Housing Officer (part-time) (6 month Fixed Term Contract)

Post Number: SC0008

Service: Housing

Location: Various throughout Harlow

Grade: 8 (full time equivalent £23,472 - £24,547 per annum)

Salary: £12,516.19 - £13,089.52 (pro rata)

Hours: 20 hours per week (4 hours per day, Monday to Friday) (banking 16 minutes towards the shut down between Christmas and New Year)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Supported Housing service.  We are looking to recruit a temporary, part time Supported Housing Officer for 20 hours per week to join our supported housing team.

The successful applicant will work with elderly/vulnerable/disabled service users; living either in their own home or in the Council’s supported housing schemes.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has experience of working with elderly/vulnerable people and their families/carers. The role will involve contacting service users, facilitating their various support needs, assessing and installing dispersed alarm equipment as well as liaising with other agencies.

You will possess excellent team working skills with the ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure. Good administrative skills will also be required including knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Working hours are currently 8.30am-12.30pm. The successful applicant will also be expected to respond to emergencies for supported housing and dispersed alarm service users.

The post requires the successful candidate to have access to a car, or other suitable means of transport, for work purposes. The post will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Application Forms are available by clicking apply

Closing date: Thursday 27 July 2017

Interview date: Week commencing 7 August  2017