Supported Housing Officer (Shift)

Job Description

As a Supported Housing Officer you will work as part of a team responding to emergency calls from older and vulnerable people living in the community and in independent living/flexicare Housing Schemes.

You will visit Careline and Community Support users and independent living/flexicare residents to enable them to maintain their independence for as long as possible and will be responsible for assessing and installing Careline alarm equipment (training will be given).

You will have an understanding of older and/or vulnerable people and their needs. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work on your own initiative with minimum supervision.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages is essential.

This service operates 24/7 and you will therefore need to be flexible. You will be required to work shifts, including earlies, lates, nights, weekends and bank holidays. You must have use of a vehicle which must have business insurance cover in order for you to be able to carry out your duties. A mileage allowance will be payable.

Uniform is provided.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Application form, job description and person specification

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CV’s. Please quote the correct reference no. when applying 000811.

Please read the guidance notes on completing the application form before proceeding with your application.

Applications must be returned by 5pm on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

For an informal discussion, please contact Mandy Minto on 01438 242529.

Download further information and an application form below or alternatively contact:

Human Resources Department
Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House


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Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. An appropriately rigorous approach to scrutinising candidates will be made when recruiting staff. Those posts with increased contact with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or their information, shall be vetted and monitored with escalating rigour. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.

Job Details

Job Reference:
Job Title:
Supported Housing Officer (Shift)
£21,962p.a pro rata for hours worked plus shift enhancements and essential car user allowance
Hours per Week:
31.5 average working week over a 5 week rota working various shifts
Job Type:
Full/Part Time:
Part Time

Closing Date

03 Jan 2018