Isle of Wight Council

Wightcare

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Wightcare Technician Ref: 50053781

Seaclose, Newport, Isle of Wight

Grade 6, £20,852 - £22,129

Contact: For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Carly Goodison at 01983 821105

Vacancy Reference: 50053781

Closing Date: 19/08/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 per week

Wightcare provides a local community alarm and telecare service, supporting vulnerable adults to remain safe and independent in their own home. 

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team, installing and maintaining a range of assistive technology devices into individual's homes. The successful applicant will need to have an enthusiasm for Technology Enabled Care and an interest in researching technological advancements within the sector. As our Wightcare Technician, you will need to be competent using power tools, able to work flexibly to meet the demands of this busy but rewarding service and have good communication skills.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Carly Goodison at 01983 821105

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

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

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. 

Please view information pack and complete your job application online. Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk 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.