Reablement Officer

Kings House, Kings Street, Bedworth, CV12 8LL
£20,547 - £23,111
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
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About Us

Reablement enables customers to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible with the focus on promoting independence. It aims to do this by supporting people to continue living at home, preventing admissions into hospital or residential settings, and facilitating timely discharges

We believe that by supporting customers to identify and achieve their personal outcomes and by embedding personalisation, customers will have choice and control over how their support will be delivered, this will have a positive impact on health and well being. 

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Reablement North Team, working as a Reablement Officer. We are recruiting to a 37 hours a week post. The job role requires you to be available to work on a rota of late shifts 12pm – 8pm, and early shifts 9am – 5pm, along with one weekend in 7 and bank holidays. The weekend and bank holiday working is subject to change following team consultation reviews. Weekend working is done on a rota basis and a day off will be given in the week to take into account working Saturday and Sunday. This can be discussed in more detail at the interview. 

As a Reablement Officer you will be working with customers in their own homes to help them achieve independence with daily living tasks. You will be the first to visit a customer and together you will complete an initial assessment, risk assessments and identify the customer’s daily living tasks that can be reabled. You will create a support plan where Reablement Assistants will support the customer to achieve their outcomes which are reviewed during the service. 
During the customers Reablement journey you’ll review and revise the customers Reablement support plan at agreed intervals and ensure the customers’ needs are being met appropriately. The overall objective is to ensure the customer has gained a level of independence that is suitable long term and to ensure the support plan reflects the customers assessed level of need, their aims, goals and desired outcomes during their time with the Reablement service.

On a daily basis the role requires you to liaise with colleagues, customers, health professionals and the public, either face to face or over the telephone, so it is important you have a courteous, professional manner.

You must be able to work as part of a team but also have the ability to work on your own initiative. 
You must be able to drive and support the service both North and South of the county. 
It is important to respect and maintain confidentiality of information, whilst adhering to Warwickshire County Council Policies and Procedures. 

You should maintain a commitment to anti-discriminatory practice in employment and service provision.

Key Requirements

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.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Clare Taylor, Reablement Officer Team Leader, North- Telephone 07880080643

Closing Date: 13 June 2018

Interview Date: 27 June 2018



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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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