Assistive Technology Engineer

Nottingham City Homes Limited
£23,166 to £24,717 per annum
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistive Technology Engineer - Nottingham On Call

£23,166 to £24,717 per annum

37 hours per week

Based at Willow View, The Woodlands, Radford, Nottingham

Ref: NCH1506

Nottingham City Homes is an award-winning company that manages more than 27,000 homes across the city on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Our vision is to ‘create homes and places where people want to live'. All of our homes have reached the decent homes standard and, as part of our ‘Building a better Nottingham' programme, we are building hundreds of new council homes - the biggest programme of its kind for a generation. We're an Investors in People Gold company and are one of the country's Top 50 housing organisations.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our fast paced Nottingham on Call service area, to support us with the installation and management of Assistive Technology equipment. This position will require the role holder to not only work alongside NCH colleagues, but to also work in partnership with Nottingham City Council Adult Social Care and Nottingham City CCG.

Duties will include visiting assistive technology service users,

to advise, install, programme, test and maintain a range of Telecare and Telehealth equipment including the removal of equipment that is no longer required - this is a vital role within our Assistive Technology department and plays a key part in making sure that we offer our older and vulnerable the best care with the most appropriate technology to make their day-to-day lives as safe and comfortable as possible.

You will use your good interpersonal and communication skills when visiting tenants and telecare service users in their homes ensuring high standards of customer service and will have experience of dealing with distressing situations whilst maintaining a calm, sensitive and diplomatic approach. 

You must hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle at all times and have an understanding of health and safety when working in customer's homes.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

If you want to be part of a team that's making a real difference, click on the apply link to visit our website.

Closing date:  27 October 2016 (12 Noon)

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit a personal statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the job description and person specification for this position to or  HR Recruitment at  Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3NJ.

We welcome applications from all sections of our diverse community.