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Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife) - Independent Living Officer
Post: Independent Living Project
Salary: £22,143 pro rata
Hours: 34 per week
A brand new staff team is being sought to lead, launch and deliver this independent innovative service in Fife. Managed by Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife) the new independent service will be run alongside existing housing options and self directed support options. The new ILP(F) team will primarily assist eligible individuals in exploring their potential in becoming employers of their own Personal Assistant (P.A.) or support/care staff to live independently (Self Directed Support Option 1 or as part of a mixed selection Option 4). Independent Living Officer, The ILO has a crucial role in delivering the new Fife ILP.
A key player in delivering options to assist individuals who are considering employing their own staff and if this is right for them. A fantastic hands-on role to make a real difference in people's lives. All posts are fixed term until 31 March 2018 and subject to funding review for ongoing funding. Posts are supported via funding by Fife Health & Social Care Partnership.
All posts require individuals who can work in a sensitive and confidential environment and who are comfortable communicating with people. Please contact them straight away as they willl be short-listing close to the closing date and calling interviews fairly quickly afterwards.
The closing date for applications is 13 June at 5pm and interviews are scheduled for week commencing 26 June.
DPHS(Fife) is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applications from disabled applicants will be particularly welcomed with an interview being guaranteed if essential criteria are met.