Mobile Warden (Welwyn Garden City)
Starting salary £24,286 with potential progression to £26,125 pro rata on achieving designated skills and experience
2 x 8 hour days
2 x 16 hours standby
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council are committed to ensuring that every single one of their residents has easy access to the care that they need. As part of this, they are currently looking to recruit a Mobile Warden.
The successful candidate will work as part of a team responsible for providing a monitoring and 24 hour emergency response service for our sheltered housing and community alarm clients in the borough of Welwyn Hatfield.
This is an active, responsive role. You will need to prioritise your workload and be able to make clear decisions sometimes in difficult circumstances.
You will be the first response in emergencies, reacting quickly to calls and providing advice and guidance, as well as making the necessary calls to the required services and family members.
It is essential that you maintain and update comprehensive records for our residents, ensuring that all appropriate parties have up to date information. Continuing to observe GDPR and data protection guidelines.
Above all else, it will be up to you to promote and secure the independence, dignity, security, privacy and wellbeing of all residents that you interact with.
To be a success in this role, experience of dealing with vulnerable people is a clear advantage. You’ll be expected to be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the challenges experienced and how they can be addressed within the services available.
You’ll also be able to build highly effective working relationships with clients and other professionals. Due to the nature of the job, it is essential that you have a current driving licence and use of a car. The post is also subject to a DBS check.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council pride themselves on their commitment to their people – striving to ensure that each and every employee feels valued and happy in their work. Employees are empowered to influence and transform the services they deliver, no matter what level they’re at.
Welwyn Garden City was hailed as one of ‘Modern Europe’s greatest success stories in town-making.’ It is a vibrant town offering the perfect combination of modern facilities and stunning surroundings. The Borough is a great place to live and work.
Along with a supportive working environment, those joining Welwyn Hatfield will discover a place in which their careers can truly thrive. Your ongoing professional development will be placed as a priority and your hard work will be properly rewarded.
Closing Date: 11 December 2022.
Assessments will be held on 14 December and interviews on 19 December 2022.