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Scheme Coordinator – Fletcher Lodge Radius Housing

  • Closing Date: 3 January 2024
  • Location: Belfast
  • Salary: £25,119 (SP9) - £27,799 (SP15) per annum pro rata
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Job Ref: FHA03743
Work with NIFHA

Our Scheme Coordinators play a vital role in our independent living schemes. They are responsible for the day-to-day management of the schemes, enabling our tenants to live confidently, independently and positively in their own homes, and ensuring the safe and smooth operation of the Scheme.  The role is at the heart of our delivery of services to our tenants.

Hours:  36 per week

Location: Fletcher Lodge, Sandy Row, Belfast, BT12 5EB

Reference:  FHA03743

Salary: £25,119 (SP9) – £27,799 (SP15) per annum pro rata

To access the full criteria and to apply online, please visit www.radiushousing.org/careers.  Alternatively, application packs can be obtained by contacting the Holywood reception on 028 9039 7250.

Our Scheme Coordinators helping and encourage our tenants to lead independent lives in a safe and welcoming environment.  Whilst our tenants  have their own independent homes within the Scheme, they benefit from a range of additional  on-site housing services provided via the Scheme Coordinator.  This ranges from a tailored welcome and induction  on moving in, to liaison on the resident’s behalf with statutory or voluntary agencies if this is needed, and support in the event of an emergency. Our Scheme Coordinators also arrange social events for our  tenants  and agree individual housing support plans with them.

The Scheme Coordinator also has oversight of the physical environment within the Scheme to ensure that tenants  are safe and benefit from a clean, and well maintained living environment.

In our recent survey our tenants  described the Scheme Coordinator role as….

A vital service that helps tenants live independently in their own home.

A vital role that helps encourage social interactions amongst tenants.

A vital service that provides peace of mind to tenants and their families. 

For full role details please see the full Job Description.

The Association

Radius Housing provides quality and affordable social housing in over 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland.  We provide a range of services from sheltered housing for the over 55’s and general needs housing for families and single people, as well as specialist care and support facilities for the frail, elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities and other complex needs.

Our aim is to be an employer of choice and to recruit employees who will embrace our vision and values and fulfil our performance standards within their role.

To be shortlisted candidates need to provide evidence of the following as a minimum:

1. 3 years relevant experience (in the last 6 years) in a paid or unpaid capacity. 

OR

2. Minimum of  5 GCSE’s (at a minimum of Grade C) to include English and Maths or equivalent.

AND

A minimum of 2 years relevant experience  (in the last 6 years) in a paid or unpaid capacity.

In return we offer a range of benefits to employees including great on-job training, a contributory pension scheme, a health cash plan which can provide help with dental, optician and medical costs (including cover for dependent children in full time education up to 18 years of age), free employee health checks and a Cycle to Work scheme.

For further information on employee benefits go to the employee benefits section of our website.

Proposed interview date 12th January 2024

Closing date for applications is 3rd January 2024 unless otherwise stated.

Radius reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Association wide waiting lists may be compiled for future same or similar vacancies permanent / fixed term which may arise.

Radius is an Equal Opportunities Employer.