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Rapid Responder

closing date 24 Dec

Job Summary

Contract Type: Zero Hours
Advert Start Date: 03 August, 2017
Advert End Date: 24 December, 2017
Salary: £16,781 - £17,772 (pro rata to hours worked)
Location: Authority wide
Weekly Hours: Zero
Job Category: Care/Social Work, Social Work/Care
Vacancy Ref: SGC0617/730/RP

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

As a responder you will undertake emergency care/rapid response, including responding to Telecare equipment and lifeline alarms, emergency personal care, assisting South Gloucestershire residents in crisis and, if necessary, support them in their own homes until a Care Provider is allocated.

We are keen to attract applications from individuals able to offer flexible hours to compliment our existing bank of workers.

About the team

The Emergency Rapid Response Team is part of Adult Services within the Children, Adults and Health directorate. Generally all arms of this service provide a professional social care service in respect of emergencies which reach crisis level out of working hours and cannot wait until the next working day

The Emergency Rapid Response Team consists of 20/40 responders with 2 FTE managers out of hours and 4 PT managers on call during office hours. The Team is managed by a Registered Manager.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.