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Home Safety Officer

Location Ballymoney, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £8.08 - £10.92 per hour + n/a
Published 6 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job Ref CC0058_1549627286

Job Description

Our Client, a Large Public Sector Organisation require a Home Safety Officer to join their team.

Role : Home Safety Officer

Location : Ballymoney/Limavady (Must be flexible to travel between both)

Hours of work : 37 hrs per week - Monday to Friday

Hourly Rate : 1-12 weeks £8.08 p/hr 12 weeks + £10.92

Main Duties :

  1. To reduce home accidents and to improve the physical and mental and wellbeing of over 65's and families with children under 5 and other identified vulnerable groups. This will be achieved through the provision of advice, information and practical help, support and equipment.
  2. Ensure that the department complies with all statutory and legislative requirements by adhering to these requirements and working in accordance with good governance and health and safety requirements.
  3. Ensure that all responsibilities are carried out in a timely and effective manner and that general confidentiality is maintained in all areas relating to the work of the Council.

Full Job Description available on request.

Essential Criteria :

  • A qualification at NVQ Level 3 / HNC Level, or equivalent, in any of the following disciplines:

Environmental/Occupational Health, Health and Wellbeing, Social Care, Housing or Health & Safety,

and;

  • Two years' experience working in any of the following disciplines: Environmental/Occupational Health, Health and Wellbeing, Social Care, Housing or Health & Safety (training placements will be considered)
  • Experience in the use of the Microsoft Office package including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Previous experience of delivering talks/presentation to various groups.
  • Experience in the use of the Microsoft Office package including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Previous experience of delivering talks/presentation to various groups.

Or alternatively;

  • Applicants who do not possess the above academic qualification may be considered provided they can demonstrate a minimum of three years' experience as detailed above.

  • A current full, Category B (car), Driving Licence valid in the UK and access to a car or * have access to a form of transport to enable them to undertake the full range of duties of the post. The post holder must be willing to travel throughout Northern Ireland.
  • *Applies only to applicants who have a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act.

Desirable Criteria :

  • Possess a ROSPA City & Guilds Home Safety Qualification.

If you are interested and meet all essential criteria please apply directly via the link.

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