Senior Reablement Support Assistant


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are looking for Senior Reablement Support Assistant to join an established team within the city-wide Reablement Service.
  • You will be supervising reablement support assistants and managing the care element of the service users time with the service.
  • We offer 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days after five years’ continuous service, with the option to ‘buy’ additional leave.
Job Requirements/Description

Full Time - 37hrs, Permanent

Are you an experienced care or reablement worker looking for your next career move? Are you caring, reliable, motivated, and enthusiastic? Are you looking for a job which is rewarding in which you help those most in need?We are looking for Senior Reablement Support Assistant to join an established team within the city-wide Reablement Service.

You will be part of the process that supports people to leave hospital earlier, after an illness or fall which has affected their confidence and ability to carry out the activities of daily living.

We work with people for a period of up to 42 days to promote their confidence and maximise their independence.

You will be supervising reablement support assistants and managing the care element of the service users time with the service.

What do I need to have?

You will have experience in providing care to vulnerable adults in the community, and an NVQ/QCF level 3 or equivalent qualification or will be willing to undertake training to complete this whilst in the role. Effective communication skills are key, as is the ability to supervise and motivate your staff and complete assessments and set/review goals with service users in their own homes.

You will have a flexible response to changing needs, be able to work effectively as part of a team and to work without direct supervision. You will also be competent/confident in both using and supporting the use of technology including data entry.

Please note a valid driving licence, access to a motorised vehicle, and willingness to obtain relevant vehicle business insurance are vital. Be aware that Bristol is subject to Clean Air Zone regulations, which means that older and more polluting vehicles may be charged for travelling into the city.

You’ll also benefit from our competitive rewards package, with benefits including:

  • Receiving a regular working pattern which includes weekend, evening, and Bank Holiday working.
  • Where applicable you will also receive Bank Holiday enhancements paid alongside a shift category 2 payment that totals £3,596 a year.
  • If not already acquired or equivalent, support to complete QCF Level 3 in Care.
  • Access to the local government pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days after five years’ continuous service, with the option to ‘buy’ additional leave.
  • Mileage allowance
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme

 

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum

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