Emergency Operation Centre Officer


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We want to recruit people who will deliver the highest level of solution-orientated customer care, in our Operations Centre; which is a state of the art, multi-purpose Centre, delivering critical services 24/7 365.
  • We offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.
  • You’ll receive an excellent rewards package including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance.
Job Requirements/Description

1 x Full Time, Permanent Day Shift vacancy, working 07:30am - 19:30pm

Includes Bank Holiday and weekend working. Shift pattern is 2/2/3. 12 Hour Shifts with 1 hour unpaid break.

  • Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

We want to recruit people who will deliver the highest level of solution-orientated customer care, in our Operations Centre; which is a state of the art, multi-purpose Centre, delivering critical services 24/7 365.

The services include Emergency Telecare response call handling, supporting the most vulnerable; Out of hour’s emergency call handling for the City, Lone Worker alarms, Security Alarms, and Community Safety (CCTV).

This is a multifunctional role that builds supportive customer relationships, adds value to its services through effective communication and liaison with customers, clients, directorates, and external organisations. You will be responding to Telecare emergency calls from a range of service users, you will provide reassurance and arrange the appropriate response for the most vulnerable. You will also be operating our Telecare and security alarm platforms, our surveillance camera systems; along with telephony, intercom and radio, car park systems, and concierge services.

You will be required to work creatively in an innovative integrated manner, in line with the scope and vision of the new Operations Centre, ensuring that improved services are delivered to the people of Bristol and beyond; and will ensure excellent communication, customer service, and accuracy, and will include liaising with the public and internal and external customers, as well as using your own initiative to solve problems. Good IT skills and confidence in the use of Microsoft Office are also needed.

You will be working in a 24/7 emergency critical response environment, with the requirement to work across different shifts patterns.

Please note that this post is subject to Police vetting (NPPV 2) and an Enhanced DBS Check.

Due to the number of positions we are recruiting, we are reviewing and progressing applications on a regular basis, so if you’re interested then don’t delay in applying as we will close the role to applications once they are filled.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum

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