Reablement Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
03/04/2024
Advert End Date:
24/04/2024 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Peterborough
Salary:
£33,024 - £36,648
Weekly Hours:
37 - 6 week rota covering early shifts, late shifts and weekends
Vacancy ID:
105860
Closing date:
24 Apr
Further Information
Are you experienced in health and social care assessments? Do you excel at enabling clients to achieve and maintain independence? Are you energised by fast-paced environments and thrive on supporting individuals to live independently? If so, we have an exciting opportunity waiting for you!

Peterborough City Council operates a reablement service dedicated to helping individuals regain independence in their daily activities. Our goal-based assessments are designed to support clients in achieving their independence, utilizing technology-enabled care devices and occupational therapy aids. We prioritise client interaction while also providing supervision and mentoring to our dedicated staff.

Responsibilities:
• Conduct goal-based assessments for new clients entering our Reablement Service.
• Work closely with health and social care colleagues to support client discharges from acute hospitals and rehabilitation for those living in the community.
• Provide supervision and mentoring to Reablement support workers delivering care and support to vulnerable clients in their own homes.
• Support clients in utilizing technology-enabled care devices and occupational therapy aids to enhance independence.
• Maintain knowledge of care practices, triage skills, risk assessment, CQC standards, and the Care Act.

Requirements:
• NVQ III or equivalent qualification in health and social care.
• Experience in health and social care assessments, enabling clients to achieve/maintain independence, and domiciliary care supervision/management.
• Knowledge of care practices, triage skills, risk assessment, CQC standards, and the Care Act.
• Ability to work flexible hours on a rota system, including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends.

Benefits:
• Competitive salary and benefits package.
• Training provided to enhance skills and fulfil the role.
• Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
• Supportive work environment focused on collaboration and excellence.

If you're interested in this rewarding opportunity or would like to learn more about the role, please contact Isobel King or Laura King at 01733 207207. We look forward to discussing how you can make a difference as part of our team!

Join us in empowering individuals to regain independence and live life to the fullest.

Apply today and be a part of our amazing team.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.