Vacancy details

Care Link Visiting Officer Fixed term up to March 2020

Reference W089/19
Location Wakefield District
Salary £21,708 - £24,414
Hours 37
Closing Date 25 July 2019
Contact Beverley Kirmond, Senior Care Link Visiting Officer on 01977 788381.

We are looking for someone to join our Care Link Team as Care Link Visiting Officers.

In this role you will be WDH’s representative in the community providing a responsive, efficient and effective Care Link service to older and vulnerable people to enable them to live independently and safely in the community.

As part of the role you will connect older and vulnerable people to the Care Link service providing demonstrations and installations in their homes. You will also promote and market the Care Link service both internally and externally.

Applicants will have:

  • three qualifications at Level 1 of the Qualifications and Credit Framework, such as GCSEs grades D – G or Award, Certificate or Diploma at level 1 or equivalent in a related subject area;
  • experience of partnership working with a range of agencies to deliver a quality service;
  • self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workloads effectively;
  • experience of working with older or vulnerable people;
  • experience in Technology Enabled Care (TEC), Housing or other customer focused service;
  • a valid UK driving licence and will be able to drive a company vehicle as well as having daily access to their own vehicle in order to travel throughout the district as required by the business.

This post is subject to an application for a Disclosure Barring Service check with WDH. The post holder will also be required to work rotating shifts which include nights, weekends and bank holidays.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.