20.0 Hours per Week
We are looking for Support Workers to join our hugely valued Reablement Service at Solihull Council.
The Reablement Service works with adults in the community to offer up to 6 weeks reablement support, helping individuals to achieve agreed goals, restore confidence and regain lost skills, supported by Occupational Therapists if appropriate.
Initially shadowing experienced team members, you will be working as a key worker helping to engage, encourage and motivate people to achieve their maximum level of independence. You will be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of both yourself and people we support. You will help with creating personalised reablement plans, ensuring all relevant information is shared with your Line Manager and the wider team.
The nature of the role means that anyone joining our team will work with people who have been discharged from hospital and this will include individuals who have tested positive for COVID19.
The safety of our staff is our absolute priority and we ensure we follow all Public Health England Guidance and provide relevant training and essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to enable you to be able to carry out the role safely.
We currently have several part time positions available (usually based on 20 hours week) including working every other weekend. We also consider weekend and evening only workers. The operational hours are currently between 7am to 10pm. We operate 365 days of the year on a rota basis.
Examples of working patterns including working 4-5 days out of 7:
7am to 2pm
4pm to 10pm
This is a hugely rewarding role helping to make a real difference to the quality of service users lives across the Solihull borough.
In return we can offer:
- Excellent training to QCF Level 3
- Opportunity for career development
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service.
- Employee benefits including childcare vouchers and a staff discount card
Car driver and vehicle for use of work is essential
To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Denice Cattell, Assistant Team Manager on 0121 709 7092.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
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.
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Enhance Adults DBS.
Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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