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Reablement Assistant

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£24,294.00 - £25,979.00 (pro rata) per annum
Closing date
29 Aug 2024
Reference
RA0006102

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

 

About the Team

 

Let's Make Warwickshire The Best It Can Be! To find out more about the team, please click on the links below.

 

Adult Social Care at Warwickshire County Council.

 

Click here to learn more on our Reablement page!

 

About the Role

 

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 an extremely 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/Nuneaton/Bedworth

 

South areas:

 

Kenilworth/Leamington/Warwick/Stratford/Alcester/Shipston

 

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 and these are guaranteed. 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 £11.59 per hour up to £12.47 per hour; Sunday and Bank Holiday enhancements. 

 

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

 

Mileage allowance is 45 pence per mile for your travel.

There is so much progression available in this role if you are looking to grow your skills within a supportive team. 

 

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification

 

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 

 

 

 

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels?valued, included, safe, supported,?and?welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!? 

 

 

 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  

 

 

 

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit:

 

 

 

Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   

 

 

 

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  

 

 

 

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

 

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

 

 

 

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.  

 

 

To discuss the role please contact Lucille Chester on 02476 754020 or lucillechester@warwickshire.gov.uk or Deborah Piper on DeborahPiper@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: 29th August 2024

 

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 is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See?more 

 

Company

As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 

WCC

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel

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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
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