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Recovery Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
11/10/2021
Advert End Date:
22/10/2021 12:00
Salary:
£19,698 to £20,092 per annum pro rata
Allowances:
Car allowance, mobile phone
Hours per week:
Please see working pattern as shown on advert week 1 and week 2
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
214391
Employment Location:
Redcar and Cleveland Area
Post Number:
W731
Number of posts:
6 x 34.25 hours 4 x 29 hours

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Oct


Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Neighbourhoods and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co -production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Recovery and Independence Team for the recovery and independence element of the service.

The Team provides a short term (for up to six weeks) reablement service to people in their own homes which enables people to regain as much independence as possible in skills for daily living ( personal care, meal prep, medication, mobility, use of equipment, accessing the community etc).

The team also provide a rapid response service to vulnerable Adults in crisis.
This is a Short Term Care at Home service (up to seven days) to support hospital discharge and prevent admission to hospital or a care home.

The rota is a two week pattern of four days a week and four time periods in the Day:
Week one: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
Week Two: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday.
Hours are worked in three or four separate time periods morning, lunch, tea and evening; 3hrs, 2hrs, 2hrs, 2.5/3 hrs apart from Thursdays.

The successful candidate will have: numeracy and literacy level one or equivalent; have experience of working in a care/health setting; can drive and have the use of a vehicle.

For further information contact Sue Spencer, Recovery & Independence Team Manager 01642 513668.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers must share this commitment and a Disclosure and Barring clearance will be sought.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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