2x Older Persons Co-ordinator (Residential - Living on scheme)

Recruiter
East Midlands Housing Group
Location
Market Harborough
Salary
18246.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

2x Older Persons Co-ordinator (Residential - Living on scheme)

Scheme Locations:

Saxon Close, Market Harborough

Symington Way, Market Harborough

20 hours per week

Salary: £18,246- £20,292 (pro rata)

About us

At emh homes we know about housing. With 19,000 properties, we’re a significant housing association with a strong track record in developing, providing homes and related services. Now, we’re looking for people who can help take our business into the future.

The role

emh homes are now seeking a residential older persons co-ordinator to provide an intensive housing management and support service to older sometimes vulnerable leaseholders with housing related needs to facilitate their independence and well being.

Please note - Due to the residential nature of this post, as part of the package of employment the post holder must reside in accommodation on the scheme for which no rental will be applicable.

The role will involve:

  • Carrying out needs assessments in line with the EMH and profile plan processes.
  • Providing a flexible service to meet the needs of the leaseholders to maximise their independence and well being.
  • Providing a wide range of advice and housing related support service to leaseholders.

  • Making sure the scheme is safe - including carrying out Risk Assessments (scheme and personal).

  • Monitoring the work of contractors, such as cleaners, landscapers and ensure any communal areas are kept clean and tidy.

  • Advising and supporting customers with low level ASB problems.

  • Responding appropriately in emergencies in a professional manner in line with EMH Policies and Procedures.

  • Collating and recording performance information.

The ideal candidate:

The successful candidate will have experience in housing and working with older people. You will have excellent communication skills including verbally, in writing and listening and have the ability to deal with difficult situations. You will be able to work in a team as well as on your own. Have the ability to learn new skills and be flexible. You will have a polite, approachable, reliable and conscientious.

Qualifications:

Educated to GCSE or equivalent level in Maths and English, and ideally an NVQ in Supported Housing / Care

Benefits:

All emh homes employees are entitled to employee benefits including 34 days annual leave (including statutory days) a contributory pension scheme and Health cash plan. Please see our recruitment website for further details.

Key dates:

Closing date: Wednesday 29 March 2017

Interviews: Wednesday 5 April 2017