Independent Living Officer (Standby Help@Hand) Locations: York Salary: £10.51 per hour We are a charitable housing association that owns and manages more than 18,000 homes – and developing thousands more – across Yorkshire. We also provide a range of services so that people can live independently. All our profits are reinvested so that we can do even more for our customers. Our ambition is that everyone has the opportunity to live in a quality home they can afford. We are currently seeking a Independent Living Officer (Standby Help@Hand) to be based at Osbaldwick, York on a Temporary basis until 30 September on a 0 hour contract. The main purpose of this role is to provide a high quality personalised support service to customers, promoting independence and choice. As Standby Independent Living Officer you will provide evening, night time, weekend and bank holiday cover for the out of hours 24 hour emergency alarm and Independent Living Officer service, responding to emergency call outs to sites throughout the relevant zone and visiting individuals in their homes who require assistance. The role will also include covering in agreed daytime hours for independent Living Officer training and annual leave. Applicants must have a full drivers licence valid for the UK and access to a car for work. We are looking for people who are committed to our company values and can demonstrate this by: Respect: by having excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively within a wide range of customers Reliability: being able to work without direct supervision and to work on initiative Enthusiasm: being willing to develop own skills and evidence personal development The closing date for applications will be 14 February 2019 Interviews will take place on 25 February 2019 Please note that the successful candidate will need to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Please note CV's will not be accepted. Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager. Yorkshire Housing is proactively working to implement its Equality and Diversity Policy. We positively welcome and support diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.