Careline Monitoring and Response Officers

 
Location: Careline Control Centre. Ludham, Lismore Circus. NW5 4SE

Salary: £30,066 – £34,538 with additional 15% disruption allowance

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week, shift work including weekends

The Role

The Careline team provide high quality effective social alarm response to elderly, disabled and otherwise vulnerable customers in the community providing routine and emergency support on a 24/7 365 days a year, ensuring they deliver a service that promotes the dignity and wellbeing of all our customers.

We are currently seeking experienced Careline Monitoring and Response Officers to join our expanding dedicated team, to respond to calls in accordance with the agreed call handling procedures, assess the risk, and prioritise the level of urgency and decide on most appropriate course of action.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

The successful candidate will have clean valid full UK driving licence (prior to starting the post). It is essential that you have a flexible approach to working arrangements, as you will be required to work considerable amount of unsocial hours including nights and weekend on a rota basis. You will possess good awareness and understanding of the issues affecting vulnerable group’s i.e. elderly people, people with mental health problems, challenging behaviour and substance misuse issues. You will also in responding to all clients and offering support in crises situations where necessary when advocating on the client’s behalf in emergency situations.

The ideal candidate will have experience of regularly working in client’s own homes on a 24/7 basis with colleagues and dealing with emergency situations in a calm and sensitive way. This will include moving and handling using appropriate supplied health and safety equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines. Ideally, you will be trained in and/or have knowledge of First Aid.

For a more in depth information regarding the role, please view the attached files.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard.  The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the Apply” link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 11:59pm

Interviews to be held: w/c 25 November 2019

Please quote reference: 190000SN

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

 

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