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Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife) - Coordinator
Post: Independent Living Project (ILP) (Fife) Coordinator
Hours: 17.5 per week
Salary: £25,074 per annum pro rata
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.
You will be a spokesperson for the new service, lead, develop and supervise team members to deliver project aims. Additionally, you will raise awareness and build relationships with disabled individuals, their carers and families and also with referral agencies including health and social care colleagues.
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 will be shortlisting close to the closing date and calling interviews fairly quickly afterwards. Posts are supported via funding by Fife Health and Social Care Partnership.
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.