Job Title: Community Alarm Officer
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temp / Adhoc
A fantastic opportunity within Harrow Council for an experienced, self-motivated Community Alarm Officer to join our expanding team.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to join us as a Community Alarm Officer for a temporary assignment.
In return we pay a competitive rate of £12.11 per hour, other benefits include excellent training and support for career development and 20 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays).
Must be able to work any 5 days out of 7 including Sundays and must also be able to work flexibly and be an excellent team player and work shift hours of 09:00 - 17:00.
To be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills & experience:
"Good standard of literacy and numeracy to undertake accurate and clear record keeping
"Must have valid 'First Aid' certificate and show commitment to participating in training / development as required.
"Able to drive, holds a current EU driving licence and have a car available for work
"Must have a level of fitness necessary to physically assist/ transfer frail/disabled people
"Able to participate in a rota providing 24 hour service cover
"Able to work Week-ends and Bank Holidays as required
Duties will include:
"The post holder is required to be based at the Helpline office in the first instance but maybe required to work from other appropriate location within the Borough of Harrow.
"He/ She must have a current driving licence and when on duty must, when necessary, attend without delay to the location of the emergency.
"On arrival at location of the call, the postholder is required to gain access, give or summon help, whatever assistance may be necessary, including physical assistance where appropriate, contact relatives and friends of the resident, colleagues and the emergency services as necessary. In addition, must advise the Helpline Service of His/Her arrival. When the call has been dealt with, Helpline must be advised that the Mobile Warden is available to deal with further call-outs.
"To maintain proper, full & accurate records of all action taken and complete appropriate documentation including support plans when covering for resident wardens.
"To provide an emergency response and support service with planned visits to Sheltered Schemes at times when the Resident Warden is not on duty, or is otherwise required to leave the premises.
"To provide a planned service of "Daily Rounds" 7 days a week in the Borough sheltered schemes when the Resident Warden is off duty or on sick leave or where there is no Resident Warden in place. Whilst doing planned Daily Rounds, to provide a full service equal to that of a Resident Warden.
Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.