Telecare Installation Officer

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£28,910 - £33,531 per annum
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
24 Feb 2019
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Directorate: Supporting People

Location:  Ludham, Lismore Circus, London, NW4 4SE

Salary: £28,910 - £33,531 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent contract, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options

 

The Role

Do you want the opportunity to make a real and practical difference to people’s lives with assistive technology?

We have an exciting opportunity for an excellent customer focused Telecare Installation Officer to join a highly multi-skilled team.  The role will involve installing, testing, maintaining and repair telecare assistive technology equipment. You will also be expected to travel across multiple sites to enable service users to become more independent and safe in their own living environments. 

If you would like to develop your career and are seeking an exciting opportunity to develop your skills, this fantastic offer gives you the opportunity to accelerate your learning and career progression within a forward thinking borough.

The successful candidate will need to be practical, with strong communication skills and an ability to think on their feet. You will have strong experience of installing basic to more complex telecare equipment such as lifeline boxes, smoke and heat alarms, bed/chair sensors, property exit sensors, epilepsy sensors, GPS trackers etc. The ideal candidate will be confident in working with vulnerable adults and showing empathy for their needs.

You will also be required to answer alarm calls when needed. There will be a requirement for the post holder to demonstrate collaborative working with partners in the community to promote Telecare and benefits it can bring.

We offer fantastic training once in post you will be provided with a vehicle to enable you flexibly to meet the demands of the service. However, a clean full driving licence will be required.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact

This role will be subject to an enhance DBS check.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, Oyster Cards, Cycle to Work Scheme, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 24 February 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 4 March 2019

Please quote reference: 180000R7

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE