Rehabilitation & Reablement Assistant

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: JUN20227084

Job details

Location

St Marys Community Health Campus

Job type

Variable Hours, Permanent

Salary

£19,280 - £20,512 Per Annum

Closing date

31 August 2022

Salary: Band 4 £18,948 – £20,159 p.a. plus a shift allowance (if applicable)

Hours: Full and Part time hours available 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

You must be able to work flexibly between the hours of 7am and 10pm in order to meet the needs of the service. This includes working alternate weekends and have a full driving licence and your own transport as your role will involve visiting service users across the city on a daily basis within a specific time span.

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.

Additional Information:

For and informal chat or to discuss the role further, please contact Sarah McCully on 0300 1234 021.

Visits to the site:

We would welcome potential candidates to come in and meet the team/find out more about us prior to interview please contact Sarah McCully on the number above to arrange a visit.

 

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