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Reablement Leader Ref: 50064859

The Barracks, Sandown & Islandwide

Grade 7, £20,983.92 to £22,268.51

Vacancy Reference: 50064859

Closing Date: 12/04/2021

Hours: 35 hours per week 
Contract Type: Permanent

It is a really exciting time to be joining us in Community Re-ablement & Outreach as we continue to expand our service to support more people with packages of care in their own home. Our service supports people upon their discharge from hospital as well as helping to avoid people being admitted to hopsital.

We are seeking an additional Re-ablement Leader to join our team. Your role will be varied but rewarding. As a Re-ablement Leader you will undertake assessments in people’s homes, manage a caseload of people we support as well as regularly attending the hospital to see people in hospital to explain how we can help them. You will work closely with Response Co-ordinators, colleagues in the Regaining Independence Team and Social Care Officers, supporting and facilitating peoples journey through the service but your skills and experience will help you lead, develop, motivate and support your team of nine support workers. You will need to have experience of supporting people in their own homes with an understanding of completing care plans and risk assessments in a person-centred way.

This is a demanding role that involves working a flexible roster pattern that includes weekends and bank holidays. You will be at the forefront of service delivery, leading by example and ensuring high quality services for people using our service and their families and carers.

Please note the date for interviews will be 22 April 2021.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Martin Garbett at martin.garbett@iow.gov.uk.

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Please view information pack and complete your job application online, telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

n the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 12/04/2021