Adaptation Technical Assistant
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R&P/21/147723
  • Published: Wed 07/04/2021, 18:00 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 12/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £20,493 to £21,748
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wallasey Town Hall, Merseyside

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Adaptation Technical Assistant


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.


We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.


In this role you will work within the Council's Minor Adaptation/Hospital Discharge Service and you will take the lead in arranging appointments, and efficiently delivering the operational installation of a range of adaptations, stock monitoring, maintaining tools/equipment etc and undertaking on site Risk Assessments as part of supporting the manager to develop & deliver the Minor Adaptation/ Hospital Discharge Service.

You will ensure we organise and prioritise referrals to ensure the work is completed within the agreed timescales and to the required standard.

You will deliver a service that efficiently delivers the installation of a range of adaptations to assist elderly & disabled clients to retain independence in their homes.


We are looking for someone with experience of providing excellent customer service in relation to elderly, vulnerable & disabled clients.


You will need to be qualified in driving and have experience working in private residences.

Your experience should include carrying out risk assessments of the area you are going to work in.

You will need a track record of using organisational skills to ensure that deadlines & timescales are met.


Applicants with a good technical understanding in relation to equipment installation should apply.


Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our residents to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.


Interview date 18th May 2021


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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


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