Support Co-ordinator

Surrey County Council
Redhill, Surrey
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Full Address: Raven House, Linkfield Lane, Redhill, RH1 1SS

Exact working hours: 36 h/pw

About the Role

Raven Housing Trust own and manage just under 6000 homes. As a successful social business, we put the wellbeing of our local communities at the centre of what we do and are fully committed to excellence in delivery and customer service.

 We are currently seeking three Support Coordinators to join our Supported Housing team in Redhill, Surrey. The main purpose of the Support Coordinator role is to deliver support to customers in our sheltered housing schemes by assisting with key areas of their lives, acting as a central point of contact, and working to ensure that customers receive all the services that they require. 

Your main responsibilities will include assessing new residents to determine which level of support would most appropriately meet their needs; developing and reviewing support plans and risk assessments; undertaking regular contact with customers including visits, telephone calls, emails and text messaging; responding to emergency calls; and proactively promoting and encouraging independence. 

The successful candidates will have worked within a similar role previously and will ideally hold a relevant qualification. You will have experience of person-centered support planning, an awareness of the high profile issues relating to vulnerable / older people, along with a basic knowledge of assistive technology and adaptations. We are seeking strong communicators who have an ability to deal with challenging situations, and can ideally demonstrate some knowledge of “coaching” and “motivational interviewing” when working with customers to identify support needs. 

A full UK driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

Additional Information

Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.