IL Officer Young Persons (Level 2) job in Dunstable at Central Bedfordshire Council

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Employer - Central Bedfordshire Council
Job title - IL Officer Young Persons (Level 2)
Job Description

An exciting new job opportunity has become available within the Independent Living Team at Central Bedfordshire Council. Independent Living is an integral part of the wider Housing Services Team and lies within the Social Care, Health and Housing Directorate.

We are a substantial yet cohesive team and together are responsible for delivering excellent accommodation based support to the independent living and specialist accommodation schemes within the Council’s stock. In addition, we provide community based housing support and are instrumental in the prevention of homelessness while enabling customers to sustain their tenancies across all tenures including private accommodation. Together, we can work with our customers to enable them to create their own unique pathways which meet their needs, secure positive outcomes and meet their aspirations. Our customers are at the heart of our service and by joining our team, you can find your greatness.

We are recruiting to this post within the Independent Living Support Teams. It will provide opportunities to work with and support our customers who range from 16 years to end of life. We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled individuals who should be able to communicate, advocate and negotiate effectively to produce results that enable our customers to live well independently. Housing experience is an advantage however we welcome applications from candidates with demonstrable relevant experience.

Join us and take advantage of an attractive rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver excellent services to the local community.

Independent Living Team Core Functions

To manage, maximise income and minimise debt ensuring the continued financial viability of the Housing Service.
Promote affordability, financial inclusion and the ability for our customers to pay for services.
Proactively manage and sustain tenancies (including lease agreements), by supporting tenants to engage and contribute to become responsible neighbours respecting the peace and quiet of others, and supporting residents to develop the skills and behaviours that will help them build successful lives. Encourage interaction with the landlord, promote independence, aspiration and choice, whilst enforcing tenancy conditions.
To proactively manage and enhance the value of the environment around our properties to ensure that our resident’s homes, the landscape and the environment is maintained in good condition. Thereby promoting liveability and enabling residents to live their lives free from interference or nuisance in an attractive, accessible and safe place to live.
Empower customers using a person-centred approach taking account of what a person is able to do for themselves (as well as their needs) enabling people to make informed decisions and direct their own life, that counters a culture of entitlement and dependency.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire "A great place to live and work".

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer to the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: IL Officer Young Persons (Level 2)

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Job Location Dunstable
Date Posted 08 Sep 2020
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