Independent Living Coordinator

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Ludlow
Salary
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Posted
07 Oct 2019
Closes
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Independent Living Coordinator required
Location: Shropshire
Length: Temporary
Hours: Part-time (7hrs per week)

An opening has arisen for an Independent Living Coordinator role based in Shropshire. This opportunity is looking for candidates who are passionate about working with elderly clients and have an understanding of the needs of older people and the support they require to stay independent.

Completing a full range of duties to include:
  • Ensuring each tenant is supported to maintain or improve their independence and has a safe, stable home and environment to live in
  • Manage the income for the scheme and record these in line with the Association's current financial practice and standing orders
  • Carry out sign up procedure for new tenants
  • Identify when a tenant is moving, or ending a tenancy and liaise with outgoing tenant or relatives on the property condition and tenant responsibilities
  • Assist with the allocation of empty properties within the scheme
  • Establish how and when each tenant requires well-being calls
  • Carry out well-being telephone checks daily as per call sheet and prioritise actions arising from these each day
  • Assess each tenant's need for individual support visits and prioritise within the limits of support time available.
  • Ensure each tenant has assessed all the choices available to them to help them live independently
  • Ensure each tenant understands the tenancy conditions and is able to maintain the tenancy
  • Ensure that the safety of each tenant is regularly checked and risks minimised through risk management and agreed actions
  • Proactively work with Health and Social care and Health services for the well-being and improved health of the tenants
  • Refer tenants to statutory and voluntary agencies for additional help and support
The successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Full enhanced DBS
  • Full UK Driving License and access to a vehicle
To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Ellise Leamy or Jack Leech on or email

At Venn Group we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the volume of applications which we receive this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": If you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for GBP25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.