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Advertiser: Herefordshire Recruitment

Job Title: Mobile Responder
Rate:£0 Per Year
Description: Mobile Responder - Herefordshire Housing

Annual Retainer of £4,672 (which is temporarily enhanced to £8,922) plus a £9 hourly rate for call out

Fixed Term Contract up to 31st March 2018

Due to continued expansion the Independence Trust, part of the Herefordshire Housing group we are recruiting Mobile Falls Responders

For further information about the post and to apply online please visit
PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVS, Please use the link above and complete an application form

Are you:
• A caring person able to reassure people who you will be responding to in their home following a fall
• Someone who is confident and good in an emergency situation, but is also able to assess situations and provide guidance on fall prevention
• Someone who would suit working on call shifts
• A full driving license holder and able to drive a responder vehicle (provided)
• Living within a 20 miles radius of Hereford

In your role as Mobile Responder you will attend calls for assistance from referrals to the service that have sustained a non-injury fall within their own home and require lifting assistance and falls investigation. Your report is then forwarded to other agencies, such as Falls Prevention, Adult Social Care, and Carers Support as examples.

The Falls Response Service is responsible for providing a 365 day, 24hours a day service in Herefordshire.
Full training will be provided including lifting and handling people and emergency first aid. So applicants must be able to attend a compulsory induction programme.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Days/Hours of Operation
24 hours on call shift from 8am to 8am
One day on and 3 days off rota.
An hourly rate is paid for each call out.
There are opportunities to work extra shifts when available.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 20th July 2017
Shortlisting Date: 21st July 2017
Interview Date: 31st July 2017

For informal enquiries please contact Paul Coleman- Careline and Responder Services Manager on 01432 384104 or Barry Stentiford - Careline Services Team Leader 01432 384095.

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date then you should assume your application has not been successful.

Skills Required: Mobile Responder
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Stuart Blake Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01432 378031 Contact Fax:
Reference: HHOUS027 Added: 16-06-2017
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