Telecare & Home safety officer

20 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
Telecare & Home Safety Officer

Location: Portsmouth

Pay rate: GBP16.00

Short term contract

Mon - Fri (09:00- 17:00)

My client are currently recruiting for a Telecare & Home Safety Officer for a role based in Portsmouth working for the local authority.

Main duties

To assess the needs of vulnerable adults within their own home for the provision of specialised telecare and telehealth equipment.
To install telecare equipment following your completion of the assessment of the client's needs.
Have an understanding of how assistive technology can help households live independently in their own home and assist with hospital discharge.
To signpost to other departments within PCC when necessary.
Responding to any immediate or planned maintenance as required and to decommissioning and retrieval of Telecare equipment as required.
Installing specialist equipment to enable person to reside within their home where they have hearing or sight impediments.
Knowledge & Experience

Extensive DIY skills including the use of drills and fixings
Willingness to work unsocial hours when necessary
Have the organisational skills to manage multiple workloads and limited resources.
Have excellent people skills with the ability to resolve conflict, but have a sympathetic, friendly and empathetic manner to be able to understand the situations of our customers.
Have knowledge of Microsoft packages, including emails and databases (we currently use IDOX). The role does require some basic administration work on a computer and telephone and working within an office environment

If you are interested in this position please call Courtleigh on (phone number removed)

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