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Join our Care Academy and become a qualified Reablement Support Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
16/11/2021
Advert End Date:
07/12/2021 23:59
Employment Location:
Various locations across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£18,933.00 - £19,698.00
Weekly Hours:
30
Vacancy ID:
104482

Job details 

Closing date:
7 Dec


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Are you looking for a new and fulfilling career opportunity?

Would you like to make a positive difference to someone’s life?

Do you often get told that you’re caring, a good listener, or a real ‘people person’?

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council are launching a new Care Academy initiative, inviting you to become a qualified Reablement Support Worker. You will benefit from a comprehensive training package, all whilst earning the full salary for this role. No prior experience in care is required, we just need to see that you have a positive, caring attitude and good ‘people skills’.

This programme will offer the right candidates a chance to benefit from experienced professional guidance, full training, a funded qualification and continuing professional development. The full salary for the role will be paid from the first day of training. You will be training in a group of new recruits, with designated learning time to complete your studies and earn your qualification, as well as on-the-job learning with experienced colleagues.

There is the opportunity to work in different locations across the county and travel within those areas is required. You therefore must be a car driver and have access to a vehicle.

So, what does a Reablement Support Worker do?

Our reablement support workers help people regain their independence by motivating and inspiring people to re-learn daily skills, maintain their independence, and enhance their quality of life, whilst remaining in their own homes.

You will be fully trained to assist our service users to meet their care needs, which can range from motivational support to personal care.

You will work to individualised goal plans, with the aim of encouraging service users to do these things for themselves, wherever possible. We also promote and supply assistive technology equipment to help people with maintaining their independence.

Not only will you make a positive difference to people’s lives, but you will also have the pleasure of seeing that change first-hand.

Benefits of working for us
• Support you to gain recognised qualifications, including the Care Certificate and the Diploma in Care – a recognised qualification
• Variable hours and working patterns: This role is shift based and you can choose to work up to 37 hours, either on a flexible rota pattern or evening and/or weekends only. There are also opportunities for you to work additional hours
• Mileage allowance
• Generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Wellbeing support programme including monthly workshops, mental health first aiders and lots more
• Professional career development
• Excellent management support.

To apply visit https://bit.ly/3Cf3kgU

This is a rolling campaign and will be closed once the positions are filled. We review applications daily so please don't wait to apply, we want to hear from you now!

Please bear in mind that a full job history is required and any gaps in employment will need to be clearly explained.

For further information please email Recruitment.CFA@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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