Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes
£22,047 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Independent Living Advisor - Assistive Technology

Kents Hill, Milton Keynes 

£22,047 per annum plus £1,670 Essential Car User Allowance


Fixed term contract for 12 months


Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to people’s lives in your region?

Our client is more than just a financially strong Housing Association, they are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing life-long homes for customers. They provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.

About the role:

This role will deliver an independent living service (predominantly to older people) to individuals in their own home.  You will provide housing related support and services, advocating for tenants and empowering them in order that they are able to maintain their own homes.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience of working with people who have support needs.

  • The ability and enthusiasm to work with new technology enabling independence.

  • An interest in Assistive Technology to support vulnerable people.

  • Good interpersonal skills with a caring and empathetic manner.

  • Good IT skills.

  • Flexibility.


The successful candidate will be required to partake in the on-call rota. You will be required to be on-call for one full week, approximately once every six weeks. This will include out of hours and weekends. The location of your on-call coverage will be relative to where you live.


Please note, a DBS check is required for this role.


What they offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible working

  • 25 days holiday rising to 30 after five years service

  • Aviva Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution 

  • Up to 2 paid professional subscriptions

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • Free life assurance

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

  • Health cash-plan including employee assistance

  • Regular bonus points from the company Intranet, which lead to vouchers  

  • Free parking and lift share 

  • Gymflex

  • Discounted cinema tickets

If you are like-minded in wanting to help shape the future of housing through the delivery of quality services to customers, great at your job and with a ‘can-do’ attitude, they want to hear from you.

You are just one click away from starting your journey here …

Our client is committed to implementing our Equality, Diversity and Customer Care Policy and are proactive about safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.


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Posted on: 03 December 2019
Closed date: 17 December 2019
Job ref: NTXGU489886
Tags: Social Care/Development