Location: Loch Brae Court, Rutherglen
Housing & Technical Resources requires a Sheltered Housing Officer to join their dedicated team.
You will have experience of working with the elderly or other additional needs client groups. Previous experience of working in a sheltered housing complex would be desirable along with an SVQ in Social Care or similar qualification.
You should demonstrate an ability to organise and prioritise workload in an effective way and have the ability to respond and adapt to changing priorities required in delivering a quality service. You should also demonstrate excellent communication skills and have the ability to liaise effectively with a variety of agencies.
Your duties will include administration of paperwork, maintenance of tenant’s records, liaising with various agencies and complying with the requirements of the Councils Health and Safety Policy within the complex.
The Council is committed to improving the skills and competence of our housing staff. As part of your duties you will be required to undertake further training and/or qualifications, including those introduced by the Scottish Social Services Council for employees working in the housing support sector.
As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.
Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.
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Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant
South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.
South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position
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