About the role
When people in the community experience a period of illness that makes day to day living difficult, the Surrey County Council Reablement Team is there.
Working within people’s homes, we promote people regaining daily living skills and general wellbeing for those who have experienced mental or physical health conditions.
Joining us as a Reablement Assistant, you’ll be doing something that really matters. Working autonomously, you’ll have the responsibility for individual, sensitive needs of those who require support.
It will be your job to provide support with all daily living tasks, including medication and mobility. You’ll be there to ensure dignity, choice and control is maintained for those who feel like they have lost it from their lives. They’ll look to you for support and guidance, a helping hand and most importantly, the development of their reablement programme; allowing them to continue with their lives.
You might not have previous experience in this area but you'll come to us with a real passion to help others. A natural communicator, you’ll take easily to dealing with sensitive and sometimes difficult situations, diffusing any tensions and making sure those in your care are at their ease. You will either hold, or be able to work towards an NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification.
It is also crucial that you have a valid UK driver’s license with vehicle and business insurance, as you’ll be required to travel to visit people in their own homes.
Above all, you’ll understand how important maximizing independence is to the people who use our services.
In return, you’ll find that our support doesn’t stop with people who use our service. At SCC, we are just as dedicated to the wellbeing of our staff. Joining us, you’ll be supported from the beginning, whilst working flexibly. You’ll also be given excellent personal development with an amazing set of opportunities, allowing you to progress in your career.
For more information please see the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert.
To have a chat about this opportunity or to find out more, please contact email@example.com and a member of the Reablement team will contact you as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 26th July 2020 with interviews to follow.
Want to know where our Reablement Services are based? For more information please view our interactive Service Delivery Map.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
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