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Independent Living Facilitator - Cambridge

  • Job reference: SJP111
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Sheltered Housing
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Job description: I am currently recruiting for an Independent Living Facilitator based in Cambridge. This is a full time position working 37 hours a week Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

You MUST have an Enhanced DBS.

The main purpose of the role is to provide support to older people in Cambridge and to ensure sheltered housing schemes are safe and well maintained. You will be providing visiting support to both wider community and within the sheltered schemes.

Some of your key duties will include :

*To assess the needs of and provide support to older people in Cambridge, completing assessments, reviewing and redrafting support plans as required.
*To undertake premises inspections of the sheltered housing schemes, to order and liaise with contractors regarding communal repairs, cleaning and other services and to empower and report residents repairs as needed.
*To ensure that partner agencies and contractors records are updated and that any special needs are communicated and recorded.
*To ensure clients are visited in accordance with an agreed support plan and to refer and report their needs to agencies as required.
*To liaise with and refer to other professionals as required such as social workers, OT's, community nurses, GP etc.
*To develop strong community links and partnerships to help maintain people's independence and offer a choice of social activities and entertainments that will assist in achieving this goal.
*To be flexible to the scheme or customers' needs with regard to out of normal hours activities as occasionally required
*To support older people in the wider community as well as in the sheltered schemes as required.

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