Independent Living Adviser

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary 20000 - 30000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1340714

 Job Description

Independent Living Adviser, Full time, Permanent, Magherafelt

Independent Living Adviser, Full time, Permanent, Magherafelt

Your new company
Hays are recruiting on behalf of a public sector organisation to recruit an Independent Living Adviser to join their team based in Magherafelt. This is a full time, permanent position.

Your new role
As Independent Living Adviser you will provide information, advice and support services to promote independent living by disabled people, you will work with clients, individually and in groups to help them achieve maximum independent living options. You will provide advice to client’s on managing their finances, assist with training and workshops and contribute to development of the organisation.

What you’ll need to succeed
As Independent Living Adviser you will have GCSE Maths and English or equivalent, strong communication skills and the ability to patiently explain detailed and complex information to individuals, the ability to use Excel, good administrative and organisational skills, able to work well under pressure and have good time management skills. You will be able to demonstrate experience in at least 2 of the following areas – Providing information/advice, Administration, Human Resources, Financial management, Advocacy and work with user groups or Organising and delivering training /workshops. You should be able to demonstrate experience or understanding of NI social care structures, policies, legislation and services for disabled people and the Independent Living Movement. Full driving license and access to a car is essential.

What you’ll get in return
As Independent Living Adviser you will have the opportunity to work for a successful organisation with the ability to make a positive impact on numerous lives.

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Nicole Nicell now on 02871242031.

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