Support Worker - Reablement

Oakham, Rutland, England
LE15 8BT
Seven Healthcare £ 14.0 - 16.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 14.0 - 16.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
12 Oct 2021
Closes
9 Nov 2021

Job Description

Seven Resourcing are looking for a couple of temporary Reablement Support Workers to work in Oakham, Rutland. These positions are initially for a period of 6 months and are paying £14.00 per hour (weekdays) and £16.00 per hour (weekends). Both hourly rates would be paid to you via an umbrella company. The hiring manager is looking for candidates who are happy to work 35 hours per week including some weekends.

The role:

To provide a short, intensive Reablement service for people with disabilities and those who are frail and recovering from illness or injury, focusing on helping people to restore their optimum level of independent functioning.

To provide a 'safety net' homecare service for people at the end of their Reablement, pending handover to an ongoing care provider, or to meet the needs of people in emergency situations.

To provide support to adults to develop and maintain activities of daily living.

Key Responsibilities:

To support service users in a structured way to undertake a range of social care tasks such as washing, dressing/undressing, showering and bathing, meal preparation, domestic activities, engaging in community activities, working to a graded programme to help optimise their level of ability and independence.

In association with the therapists and Assistant Managers to deliver agreed Reablement programme, including identifying assistive equipment and demonstrating the safe use of such equipment, advising on strategies for managing fatigue and pain, preventing falls, using adaptive techniques e.g. one handed or seated activities.

To use supportive and motivational approaches to help service users identify and achieve their goals.

To undertake a range of delegated health care tasks as required e.g. prompt prescribed medication, support the application of prescribed creams, eye and ear drops, catheter care, prompting exercises as prescribed by the physiotherapist.

To provide written observations of the person's circumstances, whether improvement or deterioration, to help with the progression and review of the Reablement programme.

To respond to any emergency situations, by taking the appropriate action e.g. contacting a doctor or the ambulance service etc.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care.

* Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.

* Compliance: Current DBS check and proof of right to work in the UK. 2 x references.

* Hours: 35 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

Ref: 54088

Job Details

Support Worker - Reablement

Oakham, Rutland, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 14.0 - 16.0 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Oct 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
9 Nov 2021

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