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Independent Living Officer

  • Location

    Chesterfield, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Housing & Property Services, Supported Housing

  • Job type:

    Contract/Interim

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Bethan Hall

  • Email:

    housing@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    BHT89T_1615739422

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-13

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Independent Living Officer

North East Derbyshire

Temporary - Permanent

37 hours

Sellick Partnership are currently working with a public sector client for an Independent Living Officer to join their team on a temporary basis to cover North East Derbyshire. The successful candidate can apply for a permanent position.

The post holder will be responsible for visiting tenants in their own homes to complete annual reviews, community alarm or telecare checks, alongside the installation of community alarm and telecare equipment.

Responsibilities of the Independent Living Officer include:

  • Visiting vulnerable tenants within their home including those that are elderly and/or those with learning disabilities
  • Conducting support checks
  • Making referrals to other agencies including Adult Care Services, Fire Services, General Practices and others
  • Addressing welfare and safety concerns
  • Signposting tenants to other agencies
  • Installing and testing of Community Alarm and Telecare equipment, including the Tunstall Alarm system

Essential criteria of the Independent Living Officer includes:

  • An Enhanced DBS
  • Full Driver's license and access to a vehicle with business use

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