Installation & Adaptation Lead

Location: Essex Equipment Service (EES)

Closing Date: 21 May 2021

Salary: £50,000 per annum

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week

Installation & Adaptation Lead

Essex Cares Limited (ECL) are looking for exceptional individual to join the established Community Equipment Service (CES) as part of an exciting service in the new role of Installation & Adaptation Lead.

The role is responsible for efficient delivery, assembly, installation, LOLER and servicing of Ceiling track hoists, mobile hoists, bathlifts and adaptations to Essex Cares customers, both in professional and private dwellings.

The role is responsible for operational and line management of the Assessment & Fleet Manager, Adaptation Technicians and Hoist Installation Manager and the functions they perform within the business, ensuring these areas operate effectively and achieve internal and external KPIs, within the allocated budget and to agreed quality standards.

This is an exciting time to join ECL in a period of expansion as we look to grow our services. Your role will be key in transforming and refining the equipment services, whilst upskilling and developing a motivated and empowered workforce to deliver the best possible services to adults and children in the community.

You will have the ability to influence, problem solve and make decisions, demonstrating flexibility, adaptability and a positive ‘can do’ attitude. The ability to network and forge strong and productive partnerships across the organisation and with external partners is vital as well as having the ability and vision to support and maintain the development of the equipment service.

The vision of ECL is to be the supplier of choice for Children & Adult Health and Social Care, this role requires strong commercial awareness and the ability to deliver a customer centred service.

Desirable Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in completing all aspects of hoist installation and adaptations within properties, including property feasibility and assessments
  • Recognised Health and Safety Qualification
  • Understanding of Health and Safety regulation and Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level.
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to work proactively on own initiative

To view the full Job Description click here. 

What can we offer you?

  • 27 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holiday), increasing after 5 years
  • Health Care Cash Plan (including reimbursement for dental, optical and chiropody plus much more)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Full & comprehensive induction
  • Ongoing Training & Professional development
  • Real job satisfaction
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. 

To apply please submit your CV and provide a short supporting statement why the role appeals to you.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.

Working hours are as follows:

Monday-Friday – Flexible hours between 7am & 6pm

For further details please contact Trudi Foster 07584 909435

Closing date: 21st May 2021

Interviews will take place week commencing 24th and 31st May.


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