Senior Reablement Worker

Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by WILTSHIRE COUNCIL

Chippenham, Wiltshire United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
£21.1k - £23.1k Hourly
Full-Time

Permanent full-time

We currently have a vacancy for senior reablement worker to join our new and innovative reablement service

Wiltshire Council offers a fantastic range of staff benefits including a minimum of 25 days paid holiday per year, access to a local government pension scheme and Wiltshire Rewards which hosts a variety of staff savings and discounts. For more information about our benefits, take a look at our Experience Epic booklet

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Having undertaken a project to transform the way adult care services are delivered in Wiltshire, the aim of our new reablement service is to support customers to regain daily living skills so that they can live independently in their own homes and communities

About the role

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. As a senior reablement worker you will lead and supervise a team of reablement workers and assist the registered manager to deliver a safe and effective service

Working closely with occupational therapists (OTs) on customers' reablement support plans, you will have particular responsibility for matching support workers to customers and the monitoring of customers' progress and achievement of reablement goals

About you

With a caring attitude, a friendly professional approach you will have the ability to work with staff and customers to achieve agreed goals. Excellent communication skills are key

You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience supporting older adults or adults with physical disabilities and have a level 3 diploma in health and social care (or equivalent). You will also need to demonstrate previous experience of supervising staff

As well as a comprehensive induction programme, on-going specialist reablement training and access to the council's other learning programmes will be available to help you fully develop in your career

This role will require you to work shifts in order to meet the needs of the service including early morning, evenings, weekends and bank holidays. As travel across Wiltshire will be necessary you will have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle

If required to work on a bank holiday, this is part of normal shift pattern time off in lieu will be granted

An additional 10% of basic salary for those contracted to regularly work at least 10% of their weekly basic hours during late evenings (beyond 8 pm) and/or Sundays e.g. if shift worked is 2 - 10 pm.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, as an employee you will be expected to share this commitment.

Reference: 599154243

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