Reablement Officer

Location
Bedworth, Warwickshire
Salary
22,183/0024,491.00
Posted
02 Dec 2020
Closes
17 Jan 2021
Job Ref
RA0001785
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us and The Role

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Reablement Team, working as a Reablement Officer.  We are recruiting to a 37 hours a week post.  Working countywide across North and South of the county however your office base will be in the North (Kings House Bedworth)  

 

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.  

 

Reablement focuses on promoting independence by supporting people to do as much as possible for themselves both physically and psychologically.  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 goals and 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 wellbeing.  

 

Reablement is a short-term service working with customers for up to 6 weeks. 

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification

Additional Information

 

The post holder will be required to work shift pattern consisting of 9am – 5pm and 12pm – 8pm Mondays to Fridays and one Saturday in every seven weeks with the possibility of this increasing to Sundays depending on the demand of the service.  You will also be required to work Bank Holidays on a rota basis.   

 

You must be able to drive and support the service countywide. 

 

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 information about the role please contact: Clare Taylor claretaylor@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 17th January 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been 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 is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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