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Care Technology Installer

Networx Recruitment
DY11 7PT, Kidderminster
£24,018 per annum (Pay Award Pending)
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

 Care Technology Installer

Worcestershire and surrounding areas (Field based / Remote working) 

£24,018 per annum (Pay Award Pending)  

Full Time - 37.5 hours per week 

Fixed Term Contract - 12 months 


Do you want to make a difference to others?  


We are looking for a friendly, organised and self-motivated individual to join our busy TECS service, as a Technology Enabled Care Installer. 


In this role, you will be part of a team that supports people throughout Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire areas. 


This temporary 12-month post will be mainly oriented around our migration of analogue to digital equipment, in lieu of the analogue network switch off in 2025.  


We provide a range of services to older and vulnerable people 24 hours a day through our Monitoring and Response Centre based in Kidderminster. Using the latest technologies, we help people to live safely and independently in their own homes for longer. 


Duties and responsibilities -  

In this role, you will carry out installation and maintenance appointments to provide assistive technology to service users. Using mobile working technology, you will be field-based and work independently.  


Your duties will include:  

  • Assessing service user needs and matching technology solutions to these. 

  • Tailoring technology packages to meet service user needs and achieve outcomes. 

  • Installation of a wide range of assistive technology devices to support health, independence and well-being. 

  • Effective use of hand tools. 

  • Maintaining accurate service user records and stock transactions.  

  • Providing effective diary management and mobile working to fulfil appointments.  


About you -  

The successful candidate will be organised and be able quickly gain a rapport with service users to ensure confidence and understanding of the equipment. 


You will have a strong customer focus, an appreciation of the need for confidentiality, be empathetic and be able to provide reassurance to vulnerable people joining our service.  


You will need strong literacy and IT skills, excellent communication skills to engage with service users and their families, and be able to work independently using mobile working technology.  


As this is a field-based position a full driver’s license is a requirement for the role.  


Knowledge, experience or qualifications in telephony or electrical installation would be an advantage to your application. 


Working as part of our TECS team you will benefit from a positive team working environment and managerial support. You will also receive a comprehensive induction training programme when you join us and on-going training to support your development.  


Colleagues must have satisfactorily completed 16 weeks of their probation period before being considered for other posts within the organisation.  


*Please note that this is a 12-month fixed term post and the rate of pay is £12.28 per hour (Pay Award Pending).  


We reserve the right to close the vacancy before the closing date, therefore, you are advised to submit your completed application as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered. 


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