Assistive Technology Team Leader, 28hpw

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Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 12:00
£26,421 pa pro rata (plus 10% shift allowance and On call allowance) (Pay Award Pending)
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Technology & Independence Service, Jarrow Town Hall
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1 Dec
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Assistive Technology Team Leader, 28hpw
(Technology & Independence Service, South Tyneside)
£26,421 pa pro rata (plus 10% shift allowance and On call allowance) (Pay Award Pending)   

Working pattern – 4 week rotational rota consisting of 4x 7hr shifts per week. Early – 07:00 – 14:00 and Lates – 14:00 – 21:00. There may be occasions when you are expected to work outside of these rotated times as part of your on-call duties. For further information please contact Danielle Surrey (details below).
Adult Social Care is rapidly changing in South Tyneside. We are continuing our exciting journey of change which focuses on supporting our residents to live healthier lives longer, promoting independence and wellbeing, whilst delivering personalised services in partnership with them.
Working with people and their families and carers’ remains a central part of what we do to ensure that they are able to make choices and decisions about their lives.  Focusing upon individual outcomes; putting the person in control and making the best use of our resources are at the heart of our Adult Social Care Strategy.  
Assistive Technology is a changing area of work.  As a finalist in the 2018 TSA ITEC “Innovation in Tech” Award, we continue to look to invest in new technology enabled care solutions to improve individual health and care outcomes.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person who will promote the use of Technology Enabled Care equipment to support people to remain independent and safe within their own homes. The role will include monitoring alarms within our call centre as well as installation of alarms in the community.
You will be responsible for a number of assistive technology officers providing a 24/7 365 day service which meets and exceeds the TSA quality standards, therefore a main part of your role will be to ensure KPIs are met and providing advice regarding prioritising of workload.
We remain committed to developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, of openness and transparency and of inspirational leadership, grounded in our values and behaviour framework: Moving Forward Together: Our Values; Our Behaviours; Our Future.
We want to recruit people who share this aim and provide them with the training and development to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.
If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and working in partnership, then this is the job for you.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Danielle Surrey, Team Manager on (0191) 4244509, Danielle.surrey@southtyneside.gov.uk
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
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Closing date: Noon, 1 December 2023.
Shortlisting and Interviews will take place on an on-going basis.
This is a readvert previous applicants need not apply

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This job is closed for applications.