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Senior Officer (Supported Housing)

Employer: London Borough Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council

  • Reference: R003771
  • Published on: Tue 10/01/2017 14:09 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/01/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £35,894 – £42,228
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wandsworth

A New Year Challenge - Use your management skills to make a difference.

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who are working together to create a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across both boroughs.

We need a keen, self-motivated manager, committed to excellence in customer care, to be part of the management team leading our Supported Housing Services section. This challenging role will see you managing the rota for the Emergency Response Service and dispersed staff in sheltered housing. You will be a strong communicator and also strong on logistics. You'll facilitate service-user meetings, represent the section at multi-agency meetings, and compile reports for a range of internal and external stakeholders. It's an excellent opportunity to make your mark in a busy and challenging environment maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

You will have excellent supervisory skills and you will have an in depth understanding of the support needs of vulnerable and older people, a commitment to supporting independent living and an understanding of relevant legislation. Your strong IT and financial management skills will be an added bonus.

Wandsworth Council provides sheltered housing for council tenants aged 55 and over together with a dedicated team of sheltered housing officers to support the residents. Our Out of Hours Service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides a full emergency response service.

We're proud to support vulnerable people to live independently within a sheltered housing setting and in their own homes; providing added reassurance through the WATCH Lifeline Service.

Join our supportive team to make a difference.

PLEASE NOTE: This post is subject to a DBS check and the post holder must have use of a vehicle for work purposes & CVs are not accepted.

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