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Assistive Technology Assessor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
24/11/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/12/2020 12:00
Salary:
£22,183 pa
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
202348
Employment Location:
Telecare Service, South Tyneside
Post Number:
CF12320
Closing date:
11 Dec
Further Information

Assistive Technology Assessor
(Telecare Service, South Tyneside)
£22,183 pa

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 assistive technology solutions to improve individual health and care outcomes.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who will promote and maintain the use of Assistive Technology to enable people to continue living safely and independently in the community.

You will be responsible for managing all Assistive Technology referrals, assessments and reviews for people with Physical Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs or Autism.

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.

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.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 11 December 2020.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.