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Reablement Assistants (Adult Social Care)

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
West Berkshire Council
Salary:
From £18065 to £20344 pro rata per annum (Grade CD)
Location:
Various Locations
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Part Time/Weekends
Hours:
Various hours hours.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
08/12/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
V2800
Vacancy Description

Do you want to join a highly trained, professional team of Reablement Assistants providing services to vulnerable adults in their own homes?

We are looking for people who are patient, caring, and reliable, who also share our four core values Respect, Inclusion, Compassion and Empowerment. These values are central to everything we do, and are core to the delivery of our service.

Applicants should have experience of working within the community or a residential care setting and have the skills to deliver person centred care. The ability to produce short written reports in English is an essential skill. NVQ Level 2/ QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent, would be an advantage, although full training would be given.

The team works a rolling rota, we would like to hear from applicants who are able to work within our fixed rotational shift patterns – working either 14, 18.5, 22.75 or 32.5 hours per week and would give a starting salary of (£18,065 with no NVQ2, £18,795 pro rata with NVQ2). Essential Car User allowance of £120 per annum is also paid as well as a generous mileage allowance of 97.1p per mile for the first 1,500 miles per year, 40.9p per mile after 1,500 upto 8,500 miles per year and 14.4 per mile after 8,500 miles per year.

We also offer the opportunity for staff to undertake the Care Certificate and Level 2 or 3 Diploma (previously known as NVQ) in adult care. Specialist qualifications such as the Level 2 Certificate in Dementia plus a range of other training opportunities including the Emergency First Aid Certificate.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 31 days, after 5 years’ service.

You will be asked to complete an application form if you are considered a suitable applicant for the role. Please refer to the additional downloads attached to this advert which contain guidance regarding the documents and information you are required to bring to the interview.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

If you would like to be considered for a Reablement Assistant role, please call Emma Brown on 01635 519762 to arrange an interview.

Previous applicants need not apply.



Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

If you would like to be considered for a Reablement Assistant role, please call Emma Brown on 01635 519762 to arrange an interview. You will be asked to complete an application form if you are considered a suitable applicant for the role. Please refer to the additional downloads attached to this advert which contain guidance regarding the documents and information you are required to bring to the interview.

This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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