Supported Living Advisor (part-time)
Chatham, Kent

Location: Chatham, Kent

Closing date: 30/01/2022

Interview date (week commencing) : 31/01/2022

Salary: £24,727 per annum (pro-rata), plus essential car users' allowance

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Supported Living

Hours: Job share arrangement (full-time hours over a two week period)

About the role:

You’ll work as part of a team, providing an effective, customer focused support service for residents within the Supported Living schemes 60+ and Outreach Service for mhs general needs residents aged 55+.  You will need to liaise with relatives, statutory and voluntary agencies to enable service users to receive the support they need to maintain their independence.

You will be expected to provide a service in line with mhs homes’ policies and procedure and fulfil the criteria of the Quality Assessment Framework for the Housing Related Support agenda, and be responsible for the administration and day to day management of the schemes.

This is a part-time role, working on the following rota:

  • Week 1:  8am - 4pm, Thursdays and Fridays 
  • Week 2: 8am - 4pm, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

About you:

We’re looking for somebody who is highly motivated, hardworking and a strong team player.  You’ll need to be organised and efficient, be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure and be adaptable to changing and challenging roles.  No two days are the same. Experience of working with older people is essential. Previous floating support experience would also be very helpful.

You’ll need to be able to communicate with all types of people, and be able to work on your own as well as be part of the team. You must also have a full valid UK driving licence and ownership of a car is essential. An enhanced level DBS check will be required, and you'll need to provide evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom.

We offer:

  • Pension contributions matched up to 6%
  • 28 days holiday (pro rata) and the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Flexible Working
  • Training & Development
  • A great team of colleagues to work with
  • Regular charitable events and a range of wellbeing activities
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • A really competitive package of flexible employee benefits
  • Access to 2 holiday homes in Dorset and Norfolk

Next steps:

Does the opportunity to help to shape our journey to become an agile, responsive, customer focused and digitally empowered organisation at a leading housing association excite you? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Interviews will be held on Friday 4th February 2022,, and will reflect prevailing guidance in relation to COVID-19.

To find out what it's like to work here, view our recruitment video.

Instructions for potential applicants: Please note we're using an anonymised recruitment process for this role. This means the shortlisting panel will only see personal details or CVs if you're shortlisted for interview. Therefore, shortlisting will be done based on your application form and supporting statement. Please complete all sections fully.

We’re Investors in Diversity accredited, and a Disability Confident employer. This means if you tell us you have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the job, we’ll offer you an interview. We can be flexible when assessing people so everyone has the best opportunity to demonstrate they can do the job.

 

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