Senior Reablement Worker

Wiltshire Council
£20,000 - £24,999
06 Sep 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Senior Reablement Worker

Salary: £22,021 - £23,836 (£11.41 to £12.35 per hour) Pro Rata
Date Closes: 08/09/2019
Ref Number: ASAR01025
Working Pattern: Permanent Part Time
Location: Salisbury

Permanent part-time - Salisbury

We currently have a vacancy for a senior reablement worker in Salisbury to join our reablement service

Wiltshire Council has a vision to work with people in the community to live the best life they can. Our reablement service is part of this fantastic new approach, and is looking for inspirational leaders to join us in the continued development and management of reablement provision.


Having undertaken a project to transform the way adult care services are delivered in Wiltshire, the aim of our new reablement service is to support customers to regain daily living skills so that they can live independently in their own homes and communities

About the role

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. As a senior reablement worker you will lead and supervise a team of reablement workers and assist the registered manager to deliver a safe and effective service

Working closely with occupational therapists (OTs) on customers' reablement support plans, you will have particular responsibility for matching support workers to customers and the monitoring of customers' progress and achievement of reablement goals

About you

With a caring attitude, a friendly professional approach you will have the ability to work with staff and customers to achieve agreed goals. Excellent communication skills are key

You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience supporting older adults or adults with physical disabilities and have a level 3 diploma in health and social care (or equivalent). You will also need to demonstrate previous experience of supervising staff

As well as a comprehensive induction programme, on-going specialist reablement training and access to the council's other learning programmes will be available to help you fully develop in your career

This role will require you to work shifts in order to meet the needs of the service including early morning, evenings, weekends and bank holidays. As travel across Wiltshire will be necessary you will have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle

If required to work on a bank holiday, this is part of normal shift pattern time off in lieu will be granted

An additional 10% of basic salary for those contracted to regularly work at least 10% of their weekly basic hours during late evenings (beyond 8 pm) and/or Sundays eg if shift worked is 2 - 10 pm.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, as an employee you will be expected to share this commitment.

Find out more and apply
Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as our values and behaviours framework (Approximately half of all interview questions relate to the framework).

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

For specific information about this job, please contact Jan Evans, Reablement Manager Email: or call 01225 770378

This role is subject to certain successful security checks; please see role description for more information. Under the Health and Social Care Act (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, individuals involved in regulated activity must provide a full employment history and detail any gaps.

This is required to ensure we are CQC compliant, and records may need to be provided to the CQC during any inspection.

Please use the 'full employment form' attached to the advert and upload it at the end of the application form under the relevant section

Values and Behaviours Framework
All candidates are assessed against the council's behaviours framework (available below) during the interviewing process. Approximately half of all questions relate to the framework.

Click here to download our behaviours framework

To apply for this role, click "Apply"