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Independent Living Advisor - Knowsley, Merseyside

  • Job reference: SJP185
  • Location: Knowsley, Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Scheme Manager
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Job description: I am currently recruiting for an Independent Living Advisor based in Knowsley, Merseyside. This is a 6 month FTC covering maternity leave. The salary is between £19,519 - £21,755 pro rata to the 6 months.

The main purpose of the role is to provide ongoing support enabling clients to achieve outcome focused goals which increases independence and assists them to maintain / access appropriate accommodation.

Some of your key duties will include :

*Responsible for assisting clients in settling into their own homes, maintaining their independence and reducing social isolation
*Completing initial independent living assessments for the client to increase independence
*Marketing an supported housing schemes, encouraging potential client visits to the scheme, showing accommodation to applicants and promoting activities
*Provide advice and / or signposting to relevant services that can help achieve income maximisation
*Resolve low level neighbour disputes and environmental issues
*Responsible for health and safety of their work area and communal areas reporting any issues

The ideal candidate will have :

*HND / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experience
*Experience of working in the field of sheltered and supported housing / independent living
*Experience of making referrals and working with external agencies
*Experience of carrying out needs assessments and producing plans accordingly

If you are interested please call Sam at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or email your CV to samantha.park@servicecare.org.uk