Telecare Engineer

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Salary:£18,746.00 - £24,174.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Specialist Telecare Team, Independent Living Centre, Village Road, Cheltenham - GL51 0BY 

Closing date:31 March 2017 at midnight 

Telecare Engineer

Grade:            G 
Salary:            £18,560 - £23,9356
Hours:            37 per week  
Location:        Countywide

Telecare Gloucestershire provides a variety of electronic assistive technology, such as smoke detectors, falls detectors & medication management devices, to a wide range of people across the County. Through the provision of equipment, the service aims to promote service user’s independence & reduce identified risks, enabling them to remain living more safely in their own homes. 

The successful applicant will be expected to install, programme, test, service and maintain the Telecare equipment, for service users across Gloucestershire. The post holder will also hold a small caseload and undertake some new assessments and evaluate assistive technology interventions. This will include working with users who have Dementia, Learning Difficulties, Physical Disabilities or Mental Health concerns, as well as their family, carers and others involved with their care.

Excellent customer service skills are essential and the ideal candidate will demonstrate a caring and positive approach, as well as being adaptable & flexible. The post holder will have an NVQ level 3 or equivalent in relevant field and at least 2 years relevant work experience.

It is essential that we find someone who has an interest in technology and is keen to develop their skills. The ideal candidate may have a background in a technical equipment based, Engineering or electrical field as a technical mind is required to be able to understand the programming of the equipment.

The post holder must have a positive attitude, display confidence and be comfortable talking in front of people.


For further information please contact Dave McGarvie, Telecare Operations Team Leader on: 01452 583783 or e-mail

Interview date 19th April 2017.


Application Information

Apply on-line at NEW LINK, If you require assistance please call 01452 425888 or email: quoting reference number

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

If you have any difficulty completing the on-line application form, or require this document in another format, please contact us and we can discuss your needs and provide help.  Telephone 01452 425888, option 2 then option 1 or email 

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If you wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis, please obtain approval from your current line manager that you may be released on a secondment before submitting an application form.

This position is subject to a DBS check.