Community Equipment Services

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Assistant QA Tech JSAssistant QA Tech T&C (FINAL)
Assistant Quality Assurance Technician

Newport, Isle of Wight

Vacancy Reference: 45004450

Closing Date: 03/06/2022

Salary Grade: 5 –  £6,077.95 to £6,199.20 per annum (Actual)

Contracted Weekly Hours: 11

Contract Type: Permanent

The Community Equipment Store is a jointly funded service which provides critical equipment in the community to promote independence to Island residents, to avoid hospital admission and to facilitate safe and timely discharges.

We are looking for an individual to join our busy but rewarding service to provide critical frontline support. Duties will include ensuring equipment is in a good working condition, carrying out low level repairs, maintaining good levels of stock and assisting the QA team in other relevant activities. The ability to accurately record details and use bespoke warehouse system and devices/apps is also required. The successful applicant will be required to take part in an out of hours rota.

Previous experience of working with community equipment and/or within a warehouse environment is desirable as is an electrical and/or mechanical background, but not essential. Full training will be given but experience and competency of driving commercial vehicles is required.

The successful applicants will offer proven organisational and communication skills and be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Jason Budd or Stephen Howard  at 01983 528334.

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable

Closing date: 3rd June 2022