Reablement Assistant

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£20,092 - £21,748 (pro rata).
Posted
07 Oct 2021
Closes
01 Nov 2021
Job Ref
RA0002801
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Are you a kind and caring person who wants to make a difference to people's lives? Then you might be interested in becoming a Reablement Assistant. 

 

Reablement is offered to people over 18 in Warwickshire for a short period of time, no longer than 6 weeks. Those people may have a disability, be frail or recovering from an illness or injury. We are a dedicated team committed to helping people to live as independently as possible in their own homes. 

 

A reablement assistant provides support to a variety of customers who may be finding parts of their daily routine difficult. By following personalised care plans, they encourage and motivate people to have the confidence to regain skills, enabling them to manage tasks such as washing, dressing, medication and meal preparation for themselves.   

  

This is a rewarding role. Not only will you be making a positive difference, you will be able to see it first-hand as the customer progresses through the reablement service. 

Reablement is a 7-day service covering the hours from 7 am - 10 pm every day of the year. We cover all areas of Warwickshire: We have a North and South base.

North areas: Rugby/Dordon/Kingsbury/Curdworth/Hartshill.

South areas: Kenilworth/Leamington/Warwick/Stratford/Alcester/Shipston

There is an expectation that you may travel to any of these areas in North or South Warwickshire. Mileage allowance is 40 pence per mile for your travel.

  

Key Requirements

The shift patterns are on a rolling rota for Reablement Assistants and are as follows:

2 weeks of 7 am - 2. 30 pm 

1 week of 2.30 - 10 pm 

Including every other weekend and bank holidays.

The maximum hours are 25 per week. A 25-hour contract is spread over 5 days. So you would only be working 5 hours within the shift but would need to be available for the whole shift. Rate of pay starts at £10.41 per hour.

Having use of a car and a full driver’s licence is essential for this role. 

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification

Additional Information and How to Apply

For more information contact Laura Vernon on 01926 414875 or lauravernon@warwickshire.gov.uk or Lucille Chester on 02476 754020 or lucillechester@warwickshire.gov.uk  

To apply either complete the on line application form or download and complete the attached Application Form and  email to lauravernon@warwckshire.gov.uk and lucillechester@warwickshire.gov.uk

Additional Information

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing Date: Monday 1st November 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

  

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from global ethnic majorities (GEM), individuals with disabilities and men, who are currently under-represented within WCC within this service area. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more

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