Reablement Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/05/2021 23:59
Employment Location:
Various including Sand Martin House and Homeworking
£28,672 – £32,234
Weekly Hours:
37 on a 12 week rota
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
25 May
Further Information

• Do you have experience in care assessment?
• Do you enjoy working in fast paced environment?
• Do you enjoy working alongside individuals, supporting them to live independently?
• Do you have experience of supervising front line Support workers?

If the above applies to you, then we have a great new job role waiting for you!

The reablement service provides a goal-based assessment to support individuals to regain their independence with their care and support daily activities. We work in client's homes alongside them to support their achievement towards their goals, support the use of Technology enabled care devices and provide occupational therapy aids to enable them to achieve independence.

As well as providing support to staff in a supervisory way, Reablement Practitioners offer a great balance between client interaction and reablement assessment.

Reablement Practitioners are responsible for the assessment of new clients into our Reablement Service, working from various locations including the client’s home, council offices and your own home!

You will work alongside both Health & social care colleagues to support client discharges from acute hospitals and clients living in the community requiring support to regain their independence.

You will need to hold an NVQ III or equivalent qualification in health and social care. You will need to have knowledge of care practices, triage skills including risk assessment, knowledge of the standards set to domiciliary care providers by CQC, alongside knowledge of the Care Act. We will also provide you with training to enable you to fulfil this role.

We are looking for candidates with experience in assessment of client's needs, hands on delivery of support in the community who may have challenging behaviour/health/housing conditions as well as experience of staff supervision and performance monitoring.

You will be required to work a rota system ensuring that our staff are supported through the working hours of 6:30am through to 10:30pm. There is a mixture of early, late and flexi shifts throughout the rota, giving balance of continuity of staffing levels throughout the week and working day.

For further information on these positions please contact Yvonne Murphy, Reablement Deputy Team Manager on 01733 207209

Please note that previous applicants need not apply.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce
to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation, and the communities we serve.

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.