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Telecare Technical Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
15/02/2021
Advert End Date:
01/03/2021 23:59
Salary:
£22,183 to £24,491
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
204023
Employment Location:
Sunderland
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
1 Mar
Further Information

Sunderland Care and Support is one of the largest providers of social care services within the North East delivering a range of service on behalf of Sunderland City Council. We provide person centred innovate services that improve the lives of the people we serve.

Our mission is to provide customers with the care and support they need to live happy, healthy and successful lives.

We value all our staff and believe investing in them through training and development forms the foundation to deliver excellence in care. A job with us not only makes a difference to our customers lives but can also be lifechanging for you.

An opportunity has arisen to fill the position of Telecare Technical Officer.
The post holder will work as part of a team, fitting and demonstrating telecare and assistive technology for customers living in their own homes, to aid and maintain their independence and safety.
Customers might already be living at home, or may be returning home following a period in hospital or an alternative care setting.
The post holder will work closely with families and health and social care professionals, supporting in the development of packages of equipment that are tailor made to meet a customer’s individual needs.
The post holder will develop excellent product knowledge and will be able to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and the wider multi-disciplinary team. They should also hold a clean driving licence and be able to demonstrate flexibility in their approach to their work.
Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.
Application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment.SCAS@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk or via post to The Recruitment Team, Sunderland Care and Support, Leechmere Centre, Carrmere Road, Sunderland, SR2 9TQ.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview and an online assessment. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk/spam folder.
Due to the current restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, interviews will be via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful following the recruitment process any appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.
Please note CVs or covering letters will not be accepted.