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Telecare & Home safety officer

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Posted: 20/08/2019
Reference: 766020
Job Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England (map)
Salary: £16 - £16
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Job description

Telecare & Home safety officer

Location: Portsmouth

Pay rate: £16.00

Short term contract

Mon – fri (09:00- 1700)

 

My client  are currently 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 would like more information please call Courtleigh on 0117 917 4560

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