Senior Sheltered Housing Officer (4 Posts)

North Lanarkshire Council
United Kingdom
14 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Job Type
Job Advertisement
Enterprise and Housing Resources has redesigned its services to deliver the council`s priority outcomes and meet the changing needs of our communities. As the 4th largest authority in Scotland and the largest local authority landlord, we are used to delivering a highly responsive service to our tenants and customers. We want to do more and have hugely ambitious plans to regenerate our communities, build new homes, develop Smarter Homes, create employment, attract investment to North Lanarkshire, prevent homelessness and sustain tenancies.
Working as part of the Sheltered Housing team within Housing Solutions, you will be based at various complexes throughout North Lanarkshire and will assist the Housing Co-ordinator to manage the sheltered housing service and work in partnership to develop services for residents within our sheltered housing complexes and the wider community.
A key priority will be to support the Sheltered Housing Officers to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents and ensure they receive appropriate packages of care and support from initially assessing and planning for their needs through to organising appropriate services and social activities.An S/NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent relevant qualification, extended experience of delivering support services for older people, experience of partnership working and knowledge of the Regulation of Care Act and National Care Standards are essential. Experience of leading a team is desirable.
With a proactive approach to work, you should understand the issues older people face within the community and have an enthusiastic and approachable nature. You will promote the use of communal facilities and recreational facilities to residents within the complex and the wider community, so experience of organising social events and encouraging participation is desirable.You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role and you will also be registered or eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
You will work as part of a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
A driving licence is desirable due to the geographical spread of our complexes throughout North Lanarkshire area.
This post is apply on-line only.

North Lanarkshire Council - Recruitment Charter

See also:
Senior Sheltered Housing Officer.docx
Senior Sheltered Housing Officer.docx