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This role is for a part time night shift with a 12 hour shift, over a 2 on 6 off basis.


This is a multifunctional role that builds supportive customer relationships, and adds value to its services through effective communication and liaison with customers, clients, directorates and organisations. It will include responding to lifeline alarms for our service users, and to emergency situations.


In addition it will involve operating security alarm platforms, and surveillance camera systems; along with the use of telephony, intercom and radio, car park systems, and concierge services.


You will be required to work creatively in an innovative integrated manner, in line with the scope and vision of the new Operations Centre, ensuring that improved services are delivered to the people of Bristol and beyond.


You will ensure excellent communication, customer service and accuracy; including liaising with the public, and internal and external customers, as well as being able to use your own initiative in solving problems. Good IT skills and confidence in the use of Microsoft Office are also needed.


The role will include working in a 24/7 emergency critical response environment, with the requirement to work across different shifts patterns.


This post is subject to Police vetting (NPPV 2).


We hope to recruit those who will deliver the highest level of solution-orientated customer care, in our new Operations Centre.


This is a new state of the art, multi-purpose Centre, that has brought together the Emergency Control Centre, Traffic Management, and Community Safety (CCTV) Control Rooms.  


The Centre is a 24/7/365 days a year operational space, offering a variety of services, and is a platform for Smarter City Services.


Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including a member of the Local Government Pension scheme and 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.


Closing date: 30th April 2019


To apply please visit Bristol City Council on https://jobs.bristol.gov.uk/home.html


Any questions please email alison.barnfather@bristol.gov.uk or call on 0117 31521635.


Job Description        Person Specification



Occupational Therapist (TECS)


Paignton (TQ4), TQ4 7HP


Up to £37,500 per annum Equivalent to Band 7 Salary


Do you want to be an important part of a brand new Technology Enabled Care Service that NRS Healthcare are delivering in partnership with the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust? We’re setting up a brand new service that will see the lives of people in Torbay be improved through the application of technology as an integral part of their care and support.We have a range of roles available working with members of the public and alongside other health and social care professionals. This post will suit an experienced OT looking to work in an innovative area of practice and would be ideal for someone looking for their first Band 7 equivalent level role


We’re offering a really interesting role emerging job for an occupational therapist. You’ll be involved with telephone and face to face assessments, develop expert TECS product and service knowledge and work alongside other health and social care professionals, community and voluntary sector groups, driving transformational change of care pathways for people living in Torbay.You’ll get professional support from the NRS Clinical Services division too to support your professional development.


NRS Healthcare is the UK's leading provider of Community Equipment Services, Wheelchair Services and Telecare Enabled Care.


We now have a growing and dynamic team of 23 Occupational Therapists and 29 support staff working within NRS Healthcare Clinical Services and based at locations around the country. Our Clinical Team is led by qualified and experienced Occupational Therapy Managers and our Clinical Governance policy ensures that CPD, supervision and learning and development are high on our agenda.


We are looking for highly motivated individuals who can help us in our mission to improve people's quality of life and independence every day. Our services allow people to remain in their homes, this helps prevent extended hospital stays, allowing the NHS to deliver frontline care where it is needed most. Our Occupational Therapists and clinical support staff are a pivotal part of the success of the service we provide.


What we look for in an Occupational Therapist

  • Experience and skills of working with a variety of service users across a range of disabilities
  • Experience of working within a health and/or social care setting
  • Experience of supervision of staff
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise your work
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practice of good customer care skills
  • Ability to deliver training
  • Ability to complete and use spreadsheets (Excel) and other IT based reports


In return we offer you the following;

  • A chance to work as part of a great team doing a rewarding job
  • Competitive salary and benefits package such as pension, life assurance, paid for CPD activities, discounts and offers
  • Enhanced holiday of 33 days per year (inc banks) which increases with service up to 38 days per year (inc banks)
  • Company sick pay scheme which increases with service
  • Participation in our employee recognition scheme

​If you feel you have the relevant skills for this position please apply along with an up to date CV to recruitment@nrs-uk.co.uk


Closing Date: 18/05/2019