Reablement Assistant

Recruiter
Liverpool City Council
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Main Purpose

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit a part time Reablement Assistant (25 hours) to assist individuals to retain their independence through planning and enablement, working with families and carers as well as other agencies to ensure a full range of coordinated services are delivered.

The role will involve:

  • Meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of service users as agreed in care plans, to promote independence and enhance their living skills.
  • Assisting service users with tasks as agreed in support plans.
  • Working with individuals to improve and maintain daily living skills, using appropriate equipment whenever required.
  • Liaising and working alongside other professionals to minimise risk and enable individuals to remain in their own homes.
  • Encouraging individuals to maximise their potential in skills required for interdependent/assisted living in the community, including kitchen skills, household maintenance, washing of clothes, and encouragement of their own health care within a safe and supportive environment.

The successful individual will work flexibly over 7 days between 8am and 10pm on a rota of shift patterns, or 8pm to 8am.

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