Sheltered Housing Officer - Telecare Specialist

Bath, Somerset
Salary £15,261.89 per annum, plus £900 per annum essential car user allowance
14 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Sheltered Housing Officer - Telecare Specialist
Salary £15,261.89 per annum, plus £900 per annum essential car user allowance
30 hours per week (4 days) Fixed Term until 30th March 2020 (with a review and possible extension)
Based in and around BANES

Do you want join a forward thinking social housing company who want to invest and develop in a career that grows with you? Our Older Persons service is looking for a positive and dynamic person to join their high performing team.
At Curo we are about people, we want to give every one of our customers the very best service we can.
Curo have been ranked in the top 50 in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organizations to work for in the whole of the UK. We are one of the largest landlords in the South West, with a diverse portfolio of affordable and market rented homes.
Watch this short video to find out a bit more about the work our Older Persons team do:
What you'll be doing 
You’ll be working within our Sheltered Housing Schemes throughout BANES and Bristol ensuring that our personal alarm systems are tested regularly and kept in working order to ensure that our sheltered housing customers are safe.
You will respond to any faults or failures in any of the alarm systems and deploy temporary units when needed.
You’ll be visiting different types of premises and be working with alarm systems which are in different locations which will sometimes be difficult to access.
More about you 
You’ll have a passion for working with older people and have great people skills. You’ll receive full training on our systems, however familiarity with the Tunstall and Tyntec systems used in sheltered social housing would be an advantage.
An understanding of working with older people in the community is a key skill you’ll already have, as well as the ability to work on your own initiative and great record keeping.
At the same time you will demonstrate resilience and the desire to work in an interesting environment where no day is ever the same!
A full driving license and the ability to travel around the BANES and Bristol area is essential.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check is required for this role and we will help you to apply for this when you start.
When and where you'll be doing it 
You will be able to work flexibly, 30 hours a week between Monday and Friday, based on our customers’ needs.  You will be responsible for organizing your own workload and setting your diary appointments.
You’ll be based in Bath and North East Somerset.
What will you get in return?
We think you’ll have a job that makes you feel good about what you’re doing – you will make a difference to our customers’ lives every day.
You’ll get:

  • Additional day annual leave on your birthday
  • 26 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays) rising to 29 after 3 years’ service (Pro-rata for Part-time posts)
  • Opportunity to earn additional performance related pay
  • Company Pension contribution of up to 10%
  • Flexible Benefits including health care, gym membership, additional holiday purchase

Here at Curo we are about getting the right candidate for the right role, however we recognize that as an organization we are underrepresented in certain areas and therefore we operate the disability confident scheme to encourage disabled applicants and we welcome applications from candidates who are BAME or LGBTQ+ and/or Curo customers.

Closing Date: 27th June 2019
Interviews: 1st stage: 4th July 2019, 2nd stage: TBC


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