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Reablement Support Worker (Hospital Discharge)
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/1119/30113
  • Published: Tue 26/11/2019, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: up to 25 hours per week
  • Salary: £9.36 to £9.55 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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Reablement Support Worker (Hospital Discharge)

Do you want to make a difference? Are you kind, patient and hardworking? Do you have fantastic people skills? If that’s you, this is the job for you… 

We are looking for great people to work with our clients who have been discharged from hospital to their own homes. You will work with Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists to support these patients for up to 6 weeks, to regain some of the skills they may have lost due to illness or disability. 

You will provide the support for personal and social care tasks including:

-              washing and dressing

-              preparing meals

-              helping them to engage with the local community.

You may have worked in a similar role or are considering a change in career. We will provide full training along with support to achieve an NVQ Level 2 in Social Care. Our Reablement team support each other by sharing experiences, being positive and working together as a group. 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will pay for the cost of the DBS. 

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and competitive unsociable hours pay enhancements including time and a half for Saturdays and double time for Sundays. 

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you. 

What to do now… Please visit for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kelly Goldthorpe, Reablement Registered Manger on 01572 720978 or email:  

Please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: or call 01527 758291. 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team. 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.