Isle of Wight Council

Community Reablement and Outreach

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Reablement Leader x2 (Ref: 2023_140)

Sandown Barrack Block and Agile working (Isle of Wight)

Grade 7, £24,496 to £25,878 per annum pro rata (actual salary £23,171.89 to £24,479.19 per annum)

Vacancy Reference: 2023_140

Closing Date: 06/02/2023

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week

2 positions available!

An exciting opportunity to work in a role that really makes a difference to peoples’ lives in our Island community is here!

We are recruiting a Reablement Leader to join our compassionate team.

When joining our Community Reablement and Outreach team, you will work in providing an island-wide service to vulnerable adults in their own homes across the Island.  We work in partnership with the Island’s hospital who complete initial assessments on ward rounds and identify goals to enable them to return home.

In return for a great career opportunity, you’ll experience job satisfaction, knowing that our service and the work you will do supports people who are moving home from hospital or who live at home and need extra support to regain or optimize their independence.

You will play a vital part in undertaking the following duties:

Undertaking initial assessments
Case coordinating people
Ensuring our clients reablement journey is appropriate for their needs
Line managing a team of support workers
Working in a fast-paced environment
Gaining strong professional relationships with the health and social care sector

For you to bring out the best in this challenging but fulfilling role, having a flexible approach to roster patterns that includes weekends and bank holidays will be essential.

You will be at the forefront of service delivery, leading by example and ensuring high quality services for people using our provision and their families and/or carers.

Full UK driving licence and own vehicle is essential to meet the travel requirements for this role.

If you are conversant with ICT and have a thorough and passionate understanding of promoting independence in a community setting, we would love to hear from you.

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For further information or an informal discussion please contact - Amanda, Trish, Yvonne or Martin on 01983 823830

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a 
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. 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. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing Date: Monday 6th February 2023