Scheme Coordinator – Kerrington Court Radius Housing
- Closing Date: 5 June 2023
- Location: Belfast
- Salary: £23,194 (SP9) - £25,874 (SP15) per annum pro rata
- Contract: Permanent
- Hours: 17.5 hours per week
- Job Ref: FHA03538
Our Scheme Coordinators play a vital role in our independent living schemes. They are responsible for providing high quality support services to older residents and 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, the primary role is to manage structured support for residents, deal with emergencies and ensure the smooth running of the scheme. As well as supervise Scheme cleaners and relief staff as directed.
Hours: 17.5 per week
Location: Kerrington Court, 119 Marlborough Park South, Belfast, BT9 6JB
Salary: £23,194 (SP9) – £25,874 (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.
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.
Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (at a minimum of Grade C) to include English and Maths or equivalent.
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.
Closing date for applications is Monday 5th June 2023 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.
- Radius Housing, 38-52 Lisburn Road Belfast BT9 6AA
- 0330 123 0888