Reablement Assistant, Surrey Heath, Waverley or Guildford
6 days left
- Part Time
17,632 per annum for full time workers pro rata for part time contracts.
Working for South West Area Reablement Service covering either Guildford, Waverley, Surrey Heath or Farnham.
We currently have a variety of part time hours available, including evenings and weekends, please give the team a call or contact us via email to discuss our shift patterns and hours.
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.
It is crucial that you have a valid UK driver’s licence with vehicle and business insurance, as you’ll be required to travel to visit people in their own homes.
Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff
This is an open advert so applications will be reviewed regularly and you will be notified of the outcome by email or telephone.
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’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 licence 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 Surrey County Council, 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.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30th June 2017.
Interview date will be confirmed.To see how you can make a positive difference to the lives of our residents everyday, watch our interview with Ray : Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.
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.