Job Details: ALONE: Technology Engagement Officer x 3


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ALONE: Technology Engagement Officer x 3
[ALONE ]

TECHNOLOGY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

ARE YOU READY FOR A TRAINING ROLE WITH A DIFFERENCE?
This is an opportunity to join the Technology Engagement team at
ALONE.
The TEO role combines TRAINING, technology, and social care to
transform the lives of older people.
We are now recruiting for three Technology engagement officers
Nationwide.
This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity to join one of the most
important charities in Ireland in a period when the need for our
services has never been greater. By participating, the successful
candidate will have the opportunity to positively influence the lives
of many older people in Ireland.

ALONE BACKGROUND

ALONE support older people to age at home. We provide direct,
frontline services to people aged **Apply on the website** and over,
through support coordination, befriending and support, housing with
support, co-living, and the application of assistive technology. We
have more than **Apply on the website** volunteers and **Apply on the
website** plus homes for people who are homeless or at risk of
homelessness. We have been awarded Quality Marks from Volunteer
Ireland, the ISO, the Charities Regulator and the Housing Regulatory
Standard.

ROLE OVERVIEW

This is an exciting role in Technology Engagement team at ALONE. The
TEO role combines TRAINING, technology, and social care to transform
the lives of older people.
The Technology Engagement Officer must have an understanding of
Assistive Technology devices and be comfortable with the
functionality, configuration and set up, of the suite of devices ALONE
currently provide.
The TEO will also hold responsibility for training ALONE Support
Co-ordination Staff and Volunteers in the use the ALONE Assistive
Technology and application Initiatives.
The TEO will also provide ongoing support for Staff and Older People
as required.
The Technology Engagement Officer will also have responsibility for
researching, sourcing and testing new devices that can help people to
live more independently in their own homes.
This role will be integral in the Technology Engagement team to meet
the goals and objectives of ALONE technology strategy.
TEO will also help with the design and roll out of apps build,
developed and used by ALONE.
Helping ALONE via our network of staff and volunteers to empower older
people to manage their own health and wellbeing, safety and security
and social connectivity.

RESPONSIBILITIES

SETUP AND CONFIGURATION

* Liaising with suppliers around device purchase and delivery
* Creating and managing an inventory of devices
* To set up and pair devices with required systems and suppliers pre
installation as required.

DISTRIBUTION, INSTALLATION, TRAINING, ON-GOING SUPPORT:

* To work with the Services to train staff and volunteers to
distribute technology to benefit the older people they are working
with
* To work with the Services team to install technology where that is
needed.
* To help services to develop the ability to respond to the alerts
and or changes in needs
* To provide training and support to the Services Staff, Volunteers
and to the older person after installation as required.
* To support / training Services Staff and volunteers to maintain
devices, such as updating tablets, replacing batteries and replacing
sensors if needed.
* To work with third parties ie, La Casa, Respond housing, etc.

RESEARCH AND TESTING

* To research suitable new and innovative assistive technology
devices that could support older people to live at home for longer
* To work with the Support Services Department to generate monthly
and YTD reports and metrics.
* To analyse and report on emerging trends.
* To work with the team to leverage the impact of the tech service
at a national level and to maximise the support provided to the older
people ALONE serve.

Outside of the above, you may be required to carry out other duties as
needed.

FURTHER DETAILS

If you are passionate about supporting older people and have an
interest in technology, we would love to hear from you. This role
requires compassion, patience, fantastic communication skills and a
good understanding of how technology can assist the older person in
their day-to-day life.

The successful candidate must enjoy working as part of an innovative
team but also be happy working on their own initiative and
occasionally in a pressurised environment.

CHANGE TO – AN UNDERSTANDING OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND HOW IT CAN
HELP AN OLDER PERSON TO AGE AT HOME.

A BACKGROUND IN TRAINING IS DESIRABLE

A background in social care is also desirable but not essential.

* Fulltime position (**Apply on the website** hours Monday –
Friday).
* Place of Work: ALONE Head Office- Dublin 8.
* Travel within the Republic of Ireland will be required.
* Must have full clean driving licence and own transport.
* Reporting to Tech engagement team leader
* Salary offered: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the
website** - €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** in
line with experience.
* Applicants that are successful to the interview stage but are not
offered a position may be placed on a reserve panel and their CV’s
will be kept on file.

EXTRA BENEFITS

* Full-time, **Apply on the website**-hour work-week
* **Apply on the website** Days annual leave, increase to **Apply on
the website** days after 2 years’ service.
* Pension Scheme – After **Apply on the website** months service
* Death in Service
* Sick pay Scheme – after 6 months service and successfully passed
probation.
* Travel Saver Schemes
* Bike to work Scheme
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Paid maternity & Paternity leave - after **Apply on the website**
months service.
* Comprehensive Training & Development
* Progression Opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

IF YOU FEEL YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF ALONE'S GREAT TEAM, PLEASE
SEND A COVER LETTER AND YOUR CV TO **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
Closing Date: **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**/**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**/
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**

www.alone.ie [http://www.alone.ie]

_ALONE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER._


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