Scheme Coordinator (Independent Living)
£21,950 - £23,758 pro rata
22.5 hours per week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)
At Welwyn Hatfield, we believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference. Our aim is to support older and disabled people to achieve an independent quality of life.
We’re looking for someone who truly cares about the work they do. You’ll be compassionate, and empathetic, with a great eye for detail and a flair for managing complex situations. You’ll be a confident communicator, able to build rapport with colleagues, tenants and agencies. Lone working you'll have support from your Team Leader.
A key responsibility of the post includes the installation of lifeline alarm units within the homes of local tenants and includes all administrative duties related to this task. You will also provide daytime cover for our Independent Living Officers (Scheme Managers) on our sheltered housing schemes.
We’d love to meet someone with:
- Experience and knowledge of the housing or care environment
- A sensitive and supportive approach to the needs of vulnerable people.
- Experience of carrying out assessments and identifying and managing needs/risks
- The ability to work on your own initiative and make decisions
Joining Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, you’ll discover a workplace where everyone is respected, supported and empowered. If you share these values, we’d love to hear from you.
The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post and DBS clearance.
Closing date: 30 August 2021.
Assessment date: 7 September 2021.
Interview date: 9 September 2021.