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Reablement Support Worker - LD&A

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/41399/24674
  • Published: Thu 30/06/2022, 14:45 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,080 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for this position is £26,080 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

Do you have skills and experience of working with people with Learning Disability and Autism?

We're looking for ambitious and driven people to join our Reablement Team as a Learning Disability and Autism Reablement Worker. 

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 people to join our existing LD and A Reablement Workers in the newly created Learning Disability and Autism pathway, within the Reablement service in Surrey. 

We currently have the following opportunities available:

  • 1 x full-time position based in Mid Surrey (Epsom, Mole Valley, Elmbridge, Ewell and Banstead
  • 1x full-time position based in North West Surrey (Woking, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath)

By joining us as a Learning Disability and Autism Reablement Worker, you will be doing something that really matters. Working within individual's homes, we promote people regaining or acquiring daily living skills and general wellbeing in line with what is important and meaningful to the individual. Working autonomously, it will be your job to provide reablement support with all daily living tasks, including personal care, medication and mobility. You'll be there to ensure dignity, choice and control is maintained for those people receiving the service. 

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team of health and social care workers, and have regular support and supervision from Specialist Occupational Therapists. You will have the opportunity to learn and apply knowledge about a variety of interventions, from learning about community equipment to support with daily activities, routine analysis and planning, to communications skills and beyond.    

You'll come to us with a real passion to help others. A natural communicator, you will be able to adapt your communication style to deal with sensitive, and sometimes difficult situations and to meet the needs of this client group.

What's in it for you?

In return, you'll find that our support doesn't stop with people who use our service. At SCC, we are just as dedicated to the wellbeing of our staff. Joining us, you'll be supported from the beginning, whilst working flexibly. You'll also be given excellent personal development with an amazing set of opportunities, allowing you to progress in your career.

To be shortlisted for interview, your application will clearly evidence:

  • You hold or are able to work towards an NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification. Or have equivalent experience
  • You have experience of working (in a professional or voluntary capacity) with individuals with a learning disability and/or autism and can bring the necessary skills to this post
  • You have a valid UK driver's license and use of a vehicle along with business insurance, as you'll be required to travel to visit people in their own homes
Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st July 2022

Interviews will take place in August - dates to be confirmed.

Contact Details:

For an informal discussion please contact Mary Thorne on 07929 853401 or via e-mail at Mary.Thorne1@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County 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. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/41399/24674
  • Published: Thu 30/06/2022, 14:45 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,080 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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