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Casual Independent Living Advisor

Hourly rate £9.89 + £1.39 per hour holiday pay

We are looking to recruit a Casual Independent Living Advisor based in Appleby, Kirkby Stephen or Penrith to cover our Supported Housing and Extra Care Schemes.

This is a key role delivering a high quality independent living service to customers in our extra care schemes in Kirkby Stephen, Appleby and Penrith.

Duties include working with the Extra Care Co-ordinator and Support and Activity Advisor to deliver day-to-day tasks of housing support together with organising and delivering a variety of services for the residents of Mill Gardens. The post holder will act as an advocate for residents, organising and facilitating services which will help maintain independence and maintain quality of life for residents. It will involve liaising with any care teams and will involve regular contact with all residents and as appropriate their support circle which may include family and friends. Other duties will include health and safety inspections including fire alarm and equipment testing.

We anticipate that there will be a minimum of 12 weeks available over the year as this is the annual leave total of the permanent staff.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Gill Walton, Supported Housing Manager on 07841 864982, Paula Day, SILA, on 01768 861456/01768 861468 or Sylvia Ganner, Extra Care Coordinator on 017683 71184.

More information on the post can be found in the Job Description which is attached. Applications must be returned to the HR Team either via email or HR Team, Eden Housing Association, Blain House, Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8QU no later than 9am on Tuesday 28 February 2017. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Thursday 9 March 2017

The Association is an equal opportunities employer and operates a policy regarding smoking.


Canvassing of Senior Officers or Board Members will disqualify.



Contact Us:Housing: 01768 861 400 Repairs: 0800 3581 401 or 01768 861434
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Eden Housing Association
Blain House, Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8QU
Telephone: 01768 861 400 Email:
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