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DBS4286 Reablement support workers x 2

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/07/2021 23:59
£22,183 - £23,541 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
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Job details 

Closing date:
4 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Are you an experienced care or support worker who is looking for a new challenge?

North Tyneside council has the opportunity for you to join our Reablement Service in a support worker role. This is a team which supports people to regain independence within their own home, following an illness/health need or injury. The team is integrated with colleagues from Health and Social Care, which provides opportunity to develop your practice further.

The role of Support Worker is crucial and valued part of the team, having responsibility to engage and support with our people. The team consists of support workers, community rehabilitation officers, locality leads and scheduling officers.

The team provide goal focused and outcome-based support within the community in the person’s own home, within the boundary of North Tyneside. This support is to enable the person to remain as independent as they can following an episode of illness/accident or health need.

The service is focused on supporting people to do things for themselves rather than doing things for them. Which provides the person with opportunity to regain their independence and skills. It is short time limited intervention of intensive activity to promote people’s independence, which involves working into people’s homes supporting and promoting independence.

It involves, goal setting, a personalised approach with involvement from the person and their family. It is a service that builds on what a person can do already and support them to regain skills and build confidence.

These posts are 25 hours per week.

The service works from 7.00am -11.00pm, where staff provide cover on a rota system.

If you would like further information about this post, please contact Nina Dixon on 0191 2932731.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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