As a Reablement Practitioner Our people help to support and improve the lives and wellbeing of the people in Barnsley, helping people regain and develop new skills so that they can return home and maintain their independence You’ll have a life-changing impact.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people that’s what matters. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities.
Shape a better future with us
The service delivers a broad range of support to enable people to regain and maintain their independence and daily living skills within their home environment. We are looking for people who want to help people of all ages remain at home and get their life back on track following episodes of illness or an event that has affected their life skills.
Your role in our journey
As a Reablement Practitioner, you will be required to undertake strength- based assessment which places the service user at the centre of the decision making process and engages them and their circle of support in agreeing goals and facilitating outcomes which maximise their independence.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a relevant Level 3 (or equivalent) qualification plus experience of working with vulnerable groups and evidence of continuous professional development in a related capacity Whether as a volunteer or professionally. Significant understanding of the social care needs of older people and vulnerable adults. Good knowledge of care assessment and Care management processes and Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and practice guidance. As important as your ability to engage with vulnerable people will be your flair for building collaborative working relationships with their personal support network and our partner agencies.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: Honesty, Teamwork, Excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So, we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold standard, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
It is an exciting time to join the service due to it starting on a journey of change and we want new staff to join us to enable us to implement this change and improve the service for the people of Barnsley.