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Home Safety Officer

The Company:

Our public sector client is based in Armagh but the role will be based across the areas of Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Dungannon, Newry and Mourne.       

The Contract:

This post is offered on a temporary contract until 31st March 2015.      

The Salary:

£10.27 per hour

Hours of Work

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. A flexi time system is in operation which the post holder/s will be eligible to participate in. Postholder must work over 37 hours per week, before entitlement to overtime or time in lieu is applicable.  This will be reimbursed in line with the overtime scheme.
The Role:
The job holder will plan, coordinate and undertake home safety visits to those who are at higher risk of experiencing a home accident.  They will offer information and advice to the householder on avoidance of accidents and identify hazardous features in and around the home likely to cause accidents. 

Responsibilities:

·         Carry out Home Safety Checks within the areas to identify hazards in and around the home that have potential to lead to accidents.  Seek information from householders in regard to safety practices around the home, providing relevant advices

·         With the consent of householder make onward referrals to partner organisations such as NIFRS, Occupational Therapists, Community Safety

·         Determine the need and issue safety equipment, ensuring the householder is made aware of proper usage of each piece of equipment in order to reduce their risk of accidental injury.

·         Liaise with key agencies on home safety and accident prevention.

·         Liaise with other Home Safety Officers in regard to delivery of service and participate in relevant training and networking with Home Safety Officers

·         Undertake administrative duties as necessary for the fulfillment of the duties of the post, including use of a digital pen to complete the home safety check form and subsequent uploading of data on a frequent basis to the RoSPA database.

·         Collate statistics and report on progress to the Assistant Business Support Manager at SGEHC on a weekly basis and as and when required. 

The Criteria:

§  5 GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) including English Language and Maths.

§  A minimum of 1 years’ relevant experience working in the area of community, voluntary, health or rural sectors.

§  Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications e.g. word, excel, outlook

§  Possess a full current driving licence and/or* have access to a form of transport which will permit the applicant to meet the requirements of the post in full (* This relates to any person who has declared to having a disability which debars them from driving)

§  Access NI Clearance check is required

For more information please contact Louise Maguire on 02890 325 325 or apply via the link.