Emergency Home Responders (Lancaster, Morecambe, South Ribble, East Lancs, Preston, Chorley)

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Recruiter
Progress Housing Group
Location
Lancashire
Salary
£20.50 per standby shift, £12.75 call out rate, £9.35 per hour during training
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
22 Feb 2018
Ref
14367A
Contract Type
Temporary/Seasonal
Hours
Part Time

We have vacancies for Emergency Home Responders for the following areas:

3 x South Ribble, Preston & Chorley - Nights (REQ0276)

1 x South Ribble area - Nights (REQ0277)

2 x Lancaster & Morecambe - Nights (REQ0278)

1 x East Lancs area - Days (REQ0279)

2 x Lancaster & Morecambe - Days (REQ0280)

Progress Lifeline is a 24-hour response service enabling elderly, disabled and vulnerable people to live independently within the community. 

As a Mobile Responder, you will provide round the clock support and assistance to Lifeline customers within their own homes, duties will include:

  1. Visiting vulnerable and elderly people
  2. Responding to alarm activations/emergency calls
  3. Providing immediate support to customers following an activation of the Lifeline alarm
  4. Evaluating and assessing situations, and contacting emergency services as required
  5. Providing a lifting service to customers who have fallen and have been assessed as uninjured
  6. Maintaining people’s dignity in emergency situations

You must be reliable and hardworking with the ability to stay calm under pressure and deal with emergency situations.  You must have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to assess needs and act appropriately in varying circumstances.

If you a caring individual who wants to be a part of a fantastic new service in your local community and you have a caring nature and genuine empathy for the welfare of vulnerable adults and the elderly then we would like to hear from you.

All required training will be given prior to shifts commencing. These positions are not expected to act in place of medical or emergency services.  Access to a car is essential for work purposes throughout your shift for which a mileage allowance is payable.

You will be required to work 1 week in 4 on a rota basis working on call between the hours of 6am – 6pm (Days) & 6pm - 6am (Nights).  These are temporary positions on a fixed term contract basis until April 2019.

You will be based at home but on receipt of a call you would proceed to the relevant address. Due to timed attendance targets applicants must reside in the geographical area as per the positions listed above.  A DBS check will also be conducted upon successful appointment to the role.

 

Closing Date for Applications: 25th February 2018