Housing Support Coordinator 30hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Scale 4 (£21,693-£24,657)
Location: Coalville Community Hospital
Working Pattern: Part-time
Advertised By: Blaby District Council
Post Number: REQ00445
Job Category: Housing
Advert End Date: 13 June 2018
Housing Support Coordinator – Lightbulb
GBP 21,693 to GBP 24,657 per annum (Scale 4)
Permanent – 30 hours per week
Lightbulb is a partnership programme supported by the seven District Councils in Leicestershire and Leicestershire County Council. It brings together a range of practical housing support into a single point of access or referral. The overall ambition is to maximise the contribution that housing support can play in keeping vulnerable people independent in their homes.
The Housing Support Coordinator role will work with individuals in need to identify and access a range of housing support solutions that will enable them to remain independent and healthy in their home.
Working closely with specialists within the Lightbulb team (including occupational therapists, grant officers,technical officers and adaptations officers) you will be facilitating a holistic approach to housing support and supporting their work by offering individuals access to a wider range of housing support services.
You will have a wide range of experience in working with vulnerable adults and experience of working with key stakeholders and partners to get the best outcome for service users.
You will have experience of working in a housing, health or social care setting (including experience in the voluntary sector with this focus).
Ability to manage a varied and complex caseload and to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines is essential.
You must be willing to complete the Trusted Assessor Training, this will require attending formal training courses and on the job coaching. A certificate will be issued on completion.
This post is primarily based in Coalville but you may need to be based at any ofthe District or Borough Council offices. You will be expected to travel to Blaby District Council Offices in Narborough for meetings and training.
Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme, childcare vouchers and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more,click on the links below: Working for us and Employee benefits
To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Tara Bhaur, Lightbulb Service Manager on 0116 272 7687 for an informal discussion.
Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please select the ‘apply online’ button below.
Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517.
Closing date: Midnight 13 June 2018
Interview date: 21 June 2018