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Sheltered Scheme Officer (Residential)

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Closed for applications on 02/07/2021 23:59
Grade D £19,312 - £19,698.
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Closing date:
2 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

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We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with a passion and commitment to support older people to maintain their independence and remain in their home. You will have a wealth of experience in assisting customers in a wide range of situations, a strong commitment to excellent customer care, equality, diversity and inclusion. You will be an excellent communicator both verbally, in writing and be able to present confidently to groups of customers.

Day to day you will be involved in writing and monitoring of individual support plans, welfare checks, dealing with housing queries and responding to emergencies on site.

To be successful in the role you will need to have calm, reassuring and empathetic approach, excellent time management skills, a high level of resilience and be comfortable working on your own initiative.

You will be responsible for facilitating social activities on the scheme and helping residents to integrate into the wider community therefore the ability to motivate and engage residents is important.

As you will be working directly with vulnerable people you must have an awareness of Safeguarding and Health and Safety regulations.

Previous experience of working in older people services or supported living is desirable. It would also be beneficial if have experience of responding to emergency situations.

There is no responsibility to deliver personal care as part of the role, however you will be required to provide cleaning duties in communal areas.

It is a requirement of the job to live on site and accommodation will be provided however you are only required to respond to emergency during operational hours.

You will have 5 GCSE’s or equivalent at Grade C/4 or above (including Maths and English) or relevant experience. The role will involve working with ICT therefore computer skills are essential.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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