Reablement Support Worker
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£19,312 - £20,092 ( £10.01 - £10.41 per hour)
Various Shift Patterns available
Are you looking for a new fulfilling career opportunity?
The Reablement team provides a life changing service to people by helping them to regain or attain as much independence as they can in their own homes.
Our support workers do this by motivating and inspiring people to re-learn daily skills and enhance their quality of life.
You will be fully trained to assist our service users to meet their care needs, which can range from motivational support to personal care.
You will work to individualised goal plans, with the aim of encouraging service users to do these things for themselves, wherever possible. We also promote and supply tech equipment to help people.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the care sector and we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with training, guidance and career development.
We will assist you with gaining your Care Certificate and your Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, as well as:
• Generous mileage allowance of 30p per mile
• 24 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Up to £3000 retention bonus after 3 years’ service (T&C’s apply)
• Professional career development
• Excellent management support.
The role involves travel across Peterborough, so you must be a car driver and have access to a vehicle.
The role is a 9 day fortnights on a 2 week rota with set shift patterns. These are:
16 hour position working evenings, 17:30-22:00,
35 hour post (split shift 8:00-14:00 and then 17:30:21:30), and
26 hour post (split shift 8:00-13:00 and then 17:00:19:30)
This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications weekly so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, so please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you now!
Please bear in mind that a full job history is required and any gaps in employment will need to be clearly explained.
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.