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Job Title: Telecare Officer
Job Type: Contract
Location: Southwark
Salary: £12 - £20/hour
Company: CV-Library
Category: Public Sector

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Job Description: Careline, Telecare, Southwark Council

Spencer Clarke Group are working with Southwark Council to hire into the Southwark Monitoring and Alarm Response Team (SMART). 

Do you enjoy working with and supporting vulnerable people to help ensure they are safe and well?

If so, these roles with Southwark Council’s SMART team could be ideal for you.

The service uses Telecare (pendants and other technology) to enable vulnerable people to live more independently in their own homes. This can help prevent the need for more intensive care and support services as well as reducing hospital admissions due to falls.

Telecare has been described as the ‘4th emergency service’. We work closely with the emergency services.

We provide a call monitoring and response service to over 3000 Southwark residents 24/7/365. The service has recently gained accreditation with the Telecare Standards Association. We are working to further develop the service.  

Job Duties –

Installing more complex telecare equipment in client homes
Responding to activations, visiting clients at home, installing standard telecare equipment.
To provide advice, assessments, installations and maintenance of Telecare equipment, working closely with key stakeholders. Testing and programming of equipment, carrying out Installations that may require power tools and use of stepladders.
Carry out risk assessments; provide advice and assistance to ensure the client’s safety and wellbeing referring them, if necessary, to appropriate services for assistance.

Maintain robust stock management records
Respond to emergency requests and safeguard client’s, alerting other services or contacts. Provide emergency assistance in the form of First Aid, resuscitation and faller pick-up.
Maintain and document accurately all, installations, emergencies, handovers and in accordance with agreed procedures.

Manage enquiries, ensuring faulty equipment is reported making arrangements for or repair to minimise the risk. Maintaining links with internal and external agencies to facilitate access to their help at times of emergency.
Train and instruct new members of staff in a ‘hands on’ and continuing learning process


Experience -

Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, Assistive technology & Telecare initiatives, particularly as they relate to vulnerable people.                                                          
Knowledge of the range of services provided to vulnerable people by statutory and voluntary agencies.                                                                                  
Apprenticeship/formal training in a relevant trade or at least 5 years of practical experience of working in the general building industry                                                                  
Experience of working with older and/or vulnerable people in their homes, in a paid or voluntary capacity.                                                                                

Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

As a First Tier Supplier across many local authorities nationwide, you will have access to jobs earlier than other agencies.
Market leading referrals of up to £500
Free DBS checks
Post Placement Aftercare
Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers

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