Senior Reablement Officer x 2 - R0000442
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£21,589 - £22,911 pro rata (plus shift enhancements)
Social Care - Adult Service
Department: Prevention Access and Provider Services
Service Area: Adult Social Care and Health Integration
Salary: £21,589 - £22,911 pro rata (plus shift enhancements)
Hours: 24 hours per week (including evening, weekend and bank holiday)
Contractual Status: Permanent
Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons who have worked with adults for the post of Senior Reablement officer within a community and residential setting.
Are you interested in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team? If so then this might be the position for you.
You must be self-motivated and have a flexible approach to working arrangements and have an understanding of working in the community and in an individual’s own home.
You must have a genuine interest in promoting independence and supporting an individual to regain confidence, so that they can return home after a period of rehabilitation within a residential setting.
You must have a full clean driving licence.
The main areas of responsibilities of the post include:
Under the guidance of qualified therapists to provide individual activities as part of the assessment and treatment programmes for the individual.
To take responsibility for the administration of medication, the necessary recording and audits.
To build and maintain close working relationships our stakeholders.
To undertake risk assessments including environmental risk assessments in the community.
Working without direct supervision and responsible for individual progress and reporting back to the lead person on individual’s performance, behaviours, strengths, needs, concerns and suggested progressions.
To liaise with other professionals, e.g. GP’s, consultants, district nurses, social workers, care agencies and other allied health professionals when the need arises.
To supervise Reablement Officers and perform Direct Observations.
For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Michelle Coughtrie, Reablement Service Manager or Philippa Young, Performance Coordinator on telephone 01642 513120.
For further details and to apply online please visit www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/jobs.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing Date: Thursday 25th July 2019 by 12 midnight.