Supported Housing Officer - Elderly

  • Job Reference: 6974050/002
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £13.00 to £17.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Supported Housing Officer – Elderly - Monday Start!

Our client, a recognised Housing Association, is urgently seeking an experienced Supported Housing Officer – focusing on elderly clients to provide support to their already established elderly care schemes who care for clients over 55.

Position:          Supported Housing Officer – Elderly

Period:            6 Weeks (possibility of extension)

Shifts:              Monday to Friday

Hours:             35 hours a week

Location:         South London

Rate:               £13-£17 per hour

DBS:                Enhanced and ideally on the update service

Duties for this role will include:

  • Working across 3 independent living services

  • Carrying out site inspections to ensure they are health and safety compliant

  • Performing regular welfare checks on the residents to maximise independence

  • Managing and reporting on low level (ASB)

  • Carrying out risk assessments and safeguarding

  • Assisting residents with signups

  • Ensuring the welfare of residents through risk assessments and signposting them to support

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a sheltered housing environment with older persons

  • Excellent communication skills both face to face and on the telephone

  • Previous experience with tenancy court processes

  • Experience of lone working in a support work capacity

Strict social distancing is in place within the scheme and PPE will be provided.

If you would like to be considered for this position or for any housing opportunities please contact the Housing Team on 020 7557 7667 for email your CV to j.green@venngroup.com

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