Hostel Support Officers
Salary scale F £10.64 to £11.61 per hour
Would you like to live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of the country?
SLDC serves an area that includes two national parks, with the majority of the stunning Lake District National Park in our district, as well as western parts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With friendly communities, low crime rate, cultural attractions and stunning locations South Lakeland makes an attractive proposition for one and all.
Here at SLDC we have recently embarked on an innovative and forward thinking journey, implementing our Customer Connect Programme which will transform the way we deliver services, by maximising digital technology and putting customers at the heart of everything we do. The programme will improve services by allowing our valued customers to do business with us in a simpler way. Through Customer Connect our continued aim is to elevate South Lakeland as the ‘best place to live, work and explore’…would you like to join us, share the experience and make a difference…?
We are looking to recruit casual Hostel Support Officers to provide high quality support and service to the individuals and families at Town View Fields Hostel in Kendal.
The duties will include:
-Controlling and Monitoring access to the Hostel
-Ensure new residents are conversant with the license conditions and aware of procedures
-Assist in developing, implementing and regularly reviewing support plans for service users
-Enable service users to achieve independence in all areas of their life
-Keeping computer and written records and participate in the wide range of administrative tasks necessary for the smooth running of the Hostel
-Liaising with statutory and voluntary agencies as appropriate
-Ensure that all accommodation (communal and individual rooms) is regularly checked to ensure acceptable levels of cleanliness
The working hours will be on a rota basis and will include day, evening, weekend, bank holiday working and sleeping-in duties overnight.
The selected candidate will need to maintain confidentiality about service users, staff and the Authority, promote equality of opportunity and a respect for diversity and will be required to consent to an enhanced with lists Disclosure and Barring Service check.
We are unable to accept CVs alone for job vacancies, however, they can be attached to the application form. Candidates that are shortlisted for interview will be informed by email (the email address used to register with our recruitment site).
Closing date for applications: 17 September 2018
Interviews will be held: 22 August 2018
26 September 2018