Equipment Technician (Telecare)

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Job Description "Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of...

Job Description

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for. If you are new to the caring profession you should check to see if it is the career for you by going to http://www.aquestionofcare.org.uk and trying their interactive video challenge".


Location: Units 3 - 4, Whitemyres Avenue

Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 5th March 2024 


This Technician post is based in the Telecare Service which provides technology solutions, installation and review of service users while meeting the needs of our vulnerable or elderly clients. You will assess users for equipment within their home environment, install and uplift equipment, hold awareness/training sessions on the equipment with various staff groups from NHS,ACHSCP, BAC & Third sector. Currently the main focus is on the A2DT switch to fibre.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

PDA in Telehealthcare or willingness to works towards this

Full Current UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle

Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

The ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with service users, staff, carers, families and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users

An ability to work as part of a team and provide guidance and support to other
members of staff

The ability to work proactively and with limited direct supervision, while at the same time recognising when matters need to be referred to a more senior manager

The ability to move and handle objects in a safe manner

The ability to organise and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines

The ability to use IT equipment and computer packages including stock control systems, databases and hand held technology

The ability to assess risk whilst delivering a service to meet the service users
needs

The ability to undertake installation work, repairs and DIY tasks

An ability to carry out day to day maintenance and ensure cleanliness of vehicle, equipment and tools.

The ability to provide training and guidance to members of the public, other members of staff and health care professionals on the use of equipment

The ability to maintain accurate records of work activities undertaken and equipment using the organisations recording processes

Ability to comply with all elements of Health and Safety with relation to equipment, tools and PPE

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 5th March 2024