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Community Equipment Service Team Assistant

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Community Equipment Service Kingswinford west midlands
£23,500.00 - £23,893.00 per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Health & Social Care / Work
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Working Pattern

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Team Assistant 

The Community Equipment Service (CES) supports people with disabilities with their care needs by providing appropriate community equipment across various settings to the population of Dudley MBC. This service is an integrated and jointly commissioned initiative between Adult Social Care and the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

Hours:  37 hours per week

Salary: Grade 4

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, and motivated individual with a willingness to learn to join our Community Equipment Service.


The role of the CES Team assistants has a mixture of duties and assists with telephone enquiries, reception duties and all elements of storage and issuing equipment, cleaning and maintenance of warehouse stock and to ensure that decontamination procedures are followed to maintain the integrity of the Infection Control policy in place.


Also, to assist all members of the Community Equipment Service team to provide a speedy and efficient service to recycle/dispose of equipment which will assist with maintaining appropriate stock levels within the Service.


To contribute to an efficient service and facilitate early hospital discharge and to help to maintain people in their own homes.

Key requirements:

  • Have an understand of the equipment the Community Equipment Service provide e.g. mobility, bathing and toileting
  • Have an awareness of a front facing service to the general public.
  • Full clean driving license and ability to drive Ces Vans
  • Physical ability to manually handle and lift community equipment within safe working loads.
  • You'll also be comfortable liaising with different people and be confident using a computer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For further information or an informal conversation please contact Richard Abbotts by email or

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Attached documents
Benefits List
Job Description Mar 24 ces team asst.doc
Person Specification CES TEAM Assistant mar 24.doc


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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
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West Midlands
United Kingdom

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