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Rehabilitation Worker

Employer
Worcestershire County Council
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£32,076 to £33,945 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
Reference
REC#45076

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Job Details

Job Title: Rehabilitation Worker
Team: Reablement Services
Salary: £32,076 to £33,945 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
25 hours per week
Location:
County Hall, Worcester
Part-time, Permanent
 

The Role
An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified Rehabilitation Worker (visual impairment) to join a very supportive team of specialist workers who assess and provide services for people with a sensory impairment.  You will possess the Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies (visual impairment) or equivalent. We have two vacancies, one at 37 hours and another at 25 hours.

We are a multi-disciplinary team based in Worcester with a countywide remit and  are looking for a Rehabilitation Worker with good communication skills.  Experience of working with people with additional disabilities would be helpful but enthusiasm and commitment are vital. In return we can offer you a good working environment within a very supportive Sensory Impairment Team. We are committed to providing good support and supervision and to developing staff through training opportunities.

For further information, please contact Lee Macaulay, Operational Manager, at LMacaulay@worcestershire.gov.uk.

 

Benefits
You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

 

Disclosure Barring Service (DBS)
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. The County Council has a commitment to safeguarding service users in our care.

 

How to Apply
Application forms are invited to apply for this role.

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached. Please specify in your application whether you are interested in applying for the full-time or part-time role.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your application form to Recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

 

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 21st July 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: To be Confirmed

 

 

 

Company

The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

Click here for Children's Social Work and Adult Social Work vacancies.
While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

Contact details: recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

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Website
Telephone
01905 846666
Location
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR5 2NP
GB

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