Monitoring Centre Operator

CCTV & Lifeline, First Floor, Redditch Borough Council, Town Hall, Walter Stranz Square, Redditch, B98 8AH
22,462 - 24,799
28 May 2019
22 Jun 2019
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Monitoring Centre Operator (x2 Vacant Posts)
CCTV & Telecare Services
Redditch Borough Council
Permanent Contract
Grade 5 (SCP 14-19), £22,462 - £24,799 per annum (pro rata) plus 15% shift allowance for hours worked after 8pm and before 6am, and all day on a Saturday and Sunday

Vacancy 2A and Vacancy 2B
Hours: 24 hours per week (average)

Shift Pattern:-

Week 1

Mon 08:00-14:00                               

Wed 14:00 – 20:00                             

Thu 10:00 – 16:00                              

Fri 14:00 – 20:00                                            

Week 2

Tue 08:00-14:00

Thu 08:00-14:00

Fri 08:00-14:00

Sat 14:00 – 20:00

Could you deal with a range of emergency calls and enquiries relating to CCTV, Telecare and Out of Hours Services we provide?

By joining our team you will be making a difference to the safety and security of our residents, including some of the most vulnerable people. The position will be based within our 24-hour Monitoring Centre at Redditch Town Hall.

If you’d like to work in a fast-paced, forward thinking and enthusiastic environment, where no two days are the same, then this is the team for you! You will not be expected to have knowledge of CCTV & Telecare Services as full training will be given.

In a nutshell we want you to:
• Answer emergency Lifeline calls, helping people to live their lives independently.
• Take calls in relation to various Councils’ and other organisations emergency services when their offices have closed.
• Proactively monitor CCTV within North Worcestershire.
• Assess visual information, respond to events quickly, and be able to prioritise your work load.
• Possess excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Office, carry out any admin work required and the ability work in a paperless environment
• Possibly travel to our Disaster Recovery Site when required.

There are lots of great benefits to being an employee of Redditch Council including:
• Generous pension
• Annual leave of 24 days (rising to 29 with 5 years’ service) pro rata.
• Free employee support services and healthcare cash plans
• Car, technology, Cycle2Work and salary sacrifice opportunities.
• Staff benefits from national high street and leisure providers
• Reduced gym memberships and swimming rates

Are you the enthusiastic, caring and professional individual we’re looking for? If you think you’re up to the job apply now. Either click the apply button at the end of this advert or apply via email.

CV’s will be accepted with a covering email/letter by sending to

To see the posts job description & person specification please select the link at the end of this job advert. Want to know more about the role? If so, please contact Rachel Nicholls, CCTV & Telecare Services Manager on 01527 64252 or email

Also see our website pages below

Applications for this post will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been found. THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POST IS THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2019.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

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