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Job Title Assistive Technology Officer
Job reference PHN64B
Department Place Directorate
Grade SCP 7 - 11
Pay From: £22,369 To: £24,054
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 01 February 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as an Assistive Technology Officer in Place services.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably motivated and enthusiastic person to join the Council’s Home Improvement Agency in our busy Assistive Technology Team. This post will require the successful applicant to work with new and existing assistive technologies, vulnerable residents, colleagues from other departments in order to ensure that those people can remain living at home independently in safety and comfort.

For this demanding role you will need to have a passion for assistive technologies, be an excellent communicator with the confidence to liaise with customers, colleagues, and professionals etc. You will possess proven organisational skills along with the ability to deal with complex issues in a sensitive manor. Possess excellent IT skills, and a eagerness to learn. Working flexibly both as a team member and on your own in a demanding and diverse customer-focused environment you will ideally have experience of working with elderly, disabled, vulnerable clients.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by phoning Housing Support Team Manager Julie Stuchbury on 01744 676329 or juliestuchbury@sthelens.gov.uk

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Person Specification - Assistive Technology Officer.pdf
Job Description- Assistive Technology Officer.pdf
Applicant letter.pdf
Application Form - Disclosure.pdf
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