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Sheltered Housing Officer

Sheltered Housing Officer

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    Swindon, Wiltshire

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    £8.60 - £10.60 per hour + DOE

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    Sky Harp

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are looking for a Sheltered Housing Officer for a Local Authority in Swindon.

Job Purpose

Provide a morning welfare call to residents who have requested it. Provide a weekly Intercom call to all properties.

Liaise with agencies and families regarding resident's needs.

Create and update as required, records relating to residents medical conditions, personal details, incidents etc.

Create and update as required, scheme records relating to building maintenance, Inventory, Log sheets etc

Ensure daily that the scheme is safe from hazards and report any issues to scheme Supervisor. Complete Accident / Incident sheets as required.

Check daily email account for scheme and reply promptly to any messages

Answer telephone calls and deal with any issues that arise

Attend Immediately, any emergency alarm, and take appropriate action (including night time response)

Follow lone-working procedure via Central Control Room.

Report communal repairs and repairs on behalf of residents as required and record accordingly.

Oversee contractors working on site ensuring safe working practices are adhered to and appropriate records kept.

Follow fire safety regulations. Test fire alarm system weekly. Ensure that all fire documentation is accurate and up to date. Complete 6 monthly fire drill and assist with scheme fire risk assessment and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue inspections.

Conduct weekly legionella inspection and document accordingly

Complete monthly site tests - emergency alarm system, meter readings, fire doors etc

Be responsible for all administration of bookings & payments for the guest flat

Ensure all cleaning including the laundry is complete

Supervise site cleaner. Complete their 1-2-1s and appraisals.

Ensure COSHH regulations are adhered to and cleaning store is stocked and safely stored.

Complete essential cleaning as required

Complete seasonal pathway clearance

Strive to provide friendly and emotional support to residents

Encourage and assist, social and group activities within the scheme.

Strive to create a good relationship with residents and assist in the development of a harmonious communal atmosphere.

Complete a thorough and welcoming induction to all new residents. Show applicants around the scheme and vacant property.

Complete support plan records in line with Supporting People requirements.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

Receive up to £250 for finding your own job*