Housing Support Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Scale 4
Location: Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester
Working Pattern: Please see advert text
Advertised By: Blaby District Council
Post Number: REQ00364
Job Category: Housing
Advert End Date: 21 August 2017
Housing Support Coordinator – Lightbulb
£21,268 to £24,174 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Full or part time hours will be considered, there is more then one vacancy.
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.
You will work closely with specialists within the Lightbulb team (including occupational therapists, grant officers, technical officers and adaptations officers); 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.
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.
There are vacancies across Leicestershire so you could be based at any of the 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 Teresa Neal, Lightbulb Service Manager on 0116 272 7687 for an informal discussion.
The Main Council Offices are in a village called Narborough in Leicestershire which is just 3 miles from the M1, junction 21 and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5 minutes walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre. Click on the link for further information on where we are: How to find us
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.
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Closing date: 21st August 2017 , midnight
Interview date: 29th August 2017