Community Support Technician

Salary
£19,312 per annum, ERYC Grade 4
Location
Bridlington and Driffield
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 1 November
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM000616
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Description

The job itself

Job Term: 1 Year Fixed Term (secondment applications are welcome)

Appointment Type: Days of work:  Monday – Sunday - shift rotation

Hours per week: 37hrs

Place of Work: Community Support Service - 47 – 49 Manorfield Road Driffield YO25 5JE

The Community Support Services team at Driffield provides support for vulnerable people over the age of 18 in their home environment. We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Community Support Technician.

The role

The Technician staff team are essential to the running of Community Support Services and play a key role in dealing with referral requests and organising care for new customers that have been discharged home from hospital, along with people in crisis requiring a service of last resort. This post supports the delivery of high quality, cost effective services that is compliant with CQC Standards and GDPR.

This role requires you to work on a rota basis as part of the Technician team to provide support to the service 7 days a week, Monday – Sunday between the hours of 08:30 – 18:30.

Your keys responsibilities will be:

Taking referrals from Hospital and the Contracts and Review Team

Allocating care calls via our electronic rota management system Webroster

Ensuring all emails are appropriately dealt with including emails sent to the team’s shared inbox

Liaising and communicating clearly with both in-house and external professionals

Updating client’s records accurately – including inputting data into Webroster and the in-house AIS system

Preparing reports and feedback including statistical analysis to managers with accurate information.

To attend meetings if required and to assist in the continual development of the systems used.

The candidate will:

Manage your own time effectively, be organised and meet deadlines in a pressured environment.

Have experience in the use of information and communication technology (ICT)

Have a good standard of education, with strong written and verbal communication skills and a good level of numeracy and literacy.

An understanding of Community Support Services is desirable, along with the ability to use a computer based rota system.

In return we offer a number of benefits

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion please contact:

Kirsty Gleadhill-Brown, Community Support Team Leader  

Tel: (01482) 394050

Email: Kirsty.gleadhill-brown@eastriding.gov.uk

 

Closing date: Sun 01st Nov  2020

Interview date: w/c 16th Nov 2020

As we are offering this role on a 1 year fixed term contract we will welcome any staff wishing to apply on a secondment basis provided you have line management approval.

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 146 kb)

Further information

 

Have you looked at the Choose Care East Riding website to see if a career in care is right for you?  Explore job roles, discover career pathways and take the test to see if you are suited to a job in care. 

https://www.choosecareeastriding.co.uk

Take a look at our careers website for social care jobs at the council and discover the benefits of starting your career in social care with us. 

https://www.eastridingcouncil.jobs

Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants

 

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

 

Internal Candidates

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