Salary: £19,312 - £19,698
Working Arrangements: Mon - Fri with 1 in 4 Saturday standby rota
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Fixed Term until 31/03/2021
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Closing date: 30.10.2020 at 23:59
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
The successful candidate will be required to be available outside of services normal working hours as part of a standby rota to respond to out of hours service needs. A standardised standby payment will be made in respect of these duties.
This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check
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About the Post:
Assistive Living Technologies; Telecare Installation Assistant
Can you help us to improve the independence and wellbeing or vulnerable adults in our communities? That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money.
Shape a better future with us
We’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
As an Assistive Living Technologies Installation Assistant: you’ll be part of a team installing and maintaining Telecare Equipment for vulnerable service users alongside our nationally accredited Monitoring Centre and Response Team. You will be responding to Telecare referral to ensure service users get the equipment they need as soon as possible. You will perform activities within a team that has a common goal to promote independence and perform against Key Performance Indicators.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a relevant Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care and a clean full UK driving license to drive manual vehicles. Crucially you will have excellent communication, and relationship skills, to successfully work with the team and service users.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So, we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf
Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.
CVs will not be accepted.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.