Rehabilitation & Reablement Assistant

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: JAN20229513

Job details


St Marys Community Health Campus

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£18,948 - £20,159 Per Annum

Closing date

28 January 2022

Salary: Band 4 £18,948 – £20,159 p.a. plus a 17% enhancement

 37 hours per week, including early, late and weekend shifts


The role

The Portsmouth Rehabilitation and Reablement Team is an integrated health and social care team, providing a short term Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation Service to vulnerable and disabled service users.  The team consists of Rehabilitation and Reablement Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses and Social Workers.  The post holder will provide skilled support to maximise independence and to help the individual remain living in their own home for longer. 


What you need to succeed

You will need well developed communication skills as well as having an understanding of the needs of the client group, promoting and supporting individuals’ rights and choices.  You will have the ability to be patient and sensitively assist service users to maintain their independence as well as literacy and numeracy skills to enable you to accurately report and record.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

How to apply

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “job profile” and “how to apply”on the home/front page of the careers portal to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role.   PLEASE ENSURE YOU REFER TO THE ‘HOW TO APPLY’ DOCUMENT WHEN YOU COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION AS THERE IS INFORMATION IN THERE THAT YOU NEED TO INCLUDE AND EVIDANCE IN YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS ROLE.  This is really important or you are likely not to be short listed. 

Portsmouth CityCouncil is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that since 11th November 2021 it is now a legal requirement for all employees working within a care home to have received both Covid-19 Vaccinations. Proof will be required by all unless a medical exemption applies.

Please note that from 1st April 2022 it will be a legal requirement for all employees deployed in any role in respect of a CQC regulated activity, who have any direct, face-to-face contact with service users, to have received both Covid-19 Vaccinations. Proof will be required by all unless a medical exemption applies.



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