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Care and Support Worker- Reablement

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ADU/24/281788
  • Published: Mon 03/06/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Full Time, Evenings, Flexible Hours, Weekends
  • Hours: Various available hours, Variety of hours available
  • Salary: £23,500 - £23,893 FTE
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

There has never been a more exciting time to join Halton Borough Council.  We are looking to recruit Care and Support Workers to bring value and happiness to the lives of adults in Halton. 

Are you an experienced care worker looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for Care and Support Workers to join The Reablement Service, a multi-disciplinary team within our care home division.

Reporting to the Registered Manager you will provide care and support to adults age 18+ within their own homes across Halton.  Under the supervision of Care and Support Coordinators you will follow individual strength-based care plans and risk assessments, administer medication, promote independence, monitor health and well-being and complete written records to support progress and reviewing.

Our Care and Support Workers provide short-term periods of rehabilitation, supporting adults to retain or regain their independence, or provide evidence to support assessments of longer-term needs. Working closely with therapists CCWs and social workers.

You will be home based and work across Halton, this requires the use of your own vehicle.

We are looking for caring, hardworking, compassionate, and innovative individuals who can ensure that care and support is provided to a high standard and in accordance with care and support plans.  Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, successful applicants will need to be confident in delivering a strengths-based approach to their work.  Applicants must be easily adaptable to the ever-changing needs and demands of the service.

Care and Support Workers work on a two-week rolling rota, which includes both early and late shifts between the hours of 07:30 and 23:00, including every other weekend.  There are several contracts available from casual staff, to a range of part time hours and full-time hours.

Candidates require experience and knowledge of working within the care sector, preferably holding an NVQ level 2 or equivalent in a care related discipline.  Candidates must have good written and spoken English, possess excellent interpersonal skills and can effectively communicate with and listen to others. You must be competent in accurately maintaining clear and concise written records.

We provide a generous benefits package along with a flexible family-friendly working culture and opportunities for progression with a commitment to provide high quality training and CPD opportunities to all staff.

Here are some of our benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave (pro rata'd for part time workers) Increasing after 5 years’ service
  • Local government Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of learning and development opportunities
  • Essential car user payment
  • Mileage expenses
  • Bridge toll expenses
  • Employee Health Initiatives
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes
  • Employee Discounts

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career in a supportive and team orientated environment.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle are mandatory.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Hayley Grimes Registered Manager on 0151 511 6946

Interviews will be held week commencing w/c 15 July 2024

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

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  • Guidance - Completing Your Online Application
  • Our Values Framework
  • JDPS

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ADU/24/281788
  • Published: Mon 03/06/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Full Time, Evenings, Flexible Hours, Weekends
  • Hours: Various available hours, Variety of hours available
  • Salary: £23,500 - £23,893 FTE
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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