Assistive Technology Officer, 21hpw

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
14/01/2024 17:00
£23,893 pa pro rata (£12.38 ph Plus 10% shift allowance) (Pay Award Pending)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Technology & Independence Service, Jarrow
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
14 Jan
Further Information
Assistive Technology Officer, 21hpw
(Technology and Independence Service, Jarrow Town Hall)
£23,893 pa pro rata (£12.38 ph Plus 10% shift allowance) (Pay Award Pending)

The world of Technology Enabled Care is expanding every day with new technologies and digital solutions that can support people to remain safe and independent in their own homes.
We are looking for individuals enthusiastic about providing this type of support to residents of South Tyneside.
In this role you will work in a fast-paced environment working both within the alarm receiving centre, answering calls from people in times of crisis, and also in the community installing and servicing the equipment our assessment team has prescribed.
This service is 24/7, 365 days a year and is provided to such principles that meet TSA Quality Standards. This role requires that you work a pattern of early and late shifts covering 7 days. Early shifts are rota’d as 07:00 – 14:00 and Late shifts are rota’d at 14:00 – 21:00.   
You will work within a supportive and proactive team of TEC professionals with an agreed goal of providing an effective and efficient Assistive Technology service. You will also be given full onsite training to allow you to complete your role competently. The role also opens up the prospect of additional learning, training and progression within South Tyneside Council.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including generous annual leave allowances, local pension scheme and smarter travel options. For 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.
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
Closing date: 5.00 pm, Sunday 14 January 2024.
Shortlisting and Interviews will take place on an on-going basis.