Reablement Support Workers

Job Category: Social Care
Reference RQ328406
Service Suffolk County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Ongoing
Location Suffolk
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Up to 32 hours per week
Rate £8.90 per hour, plus paid travel time and mileage

About the job:

We are currently seeking experienced support workers to play a valuable role in helping patients relearn skills and regain their independence after leaving hospital.

As a reablement support worker, you will provide in house support for patients for a period of up to six weeks per case.

This role is shift based and you can choose to work up to 32 hours, either on a flexible rota pattern or evening and/or weekends only. There are also opportunities for you to work additional hours.

Access to personal transport is essential for the role.

Full job description available upon request.

  • Promote the independence of customers in accordance with Home First Care Plans/short term enablement plans.
  • Assist customers with dignified and intimate personal care needs, whilst actively promoting re-enablement and/or maintain an achieved goal.
  • Provide general advice and guidance to customers to enable them to make informed choices and to inform and promote their options for personal choice.
  • Establish and maintain effective and positive relationships with customers and family carers, to promote the health, well-being and independence to the customer.
  • Engage with customers, family carers and others to promote, inform and explore alternative ways to meet and maintain their long-term needs.
  • Inform and promote a range of services to help people live independently and safely at home.
  • Monitor customers progress against Home First care plans and complete records as required to inform the ongoing review process.
  • Maintain and contribute to accurate and comprehensive records to support the care plan and inform the review process.
  • Provide regular feedback to team leaders on progress made by each customer and to report their changing needs and circumstances, seeking advice and guidance as required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Understanding the diverse range of needs of clients & backgrounds Understanding the diverse range of needs of clients & backgroundsAbility to remain calm under pressure
  • A passion for helping people
  • Previous support/care work experience
  • Access to personal transport
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays)
  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates offered after 12 weeks
  • Pension contribution from employer
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Consultants based within Endeavour House
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’

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