- Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
- Reference: People/23/225765
- Published: Mon 06/02/2023, 16:43 PM
- Closing on: Tue 11/04/2023, 23:59 PM
- Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Part Time
- Hours: 25 hrs p/w & 37 hrs p/w hours per week
- Salary: £21,968 to £25,409 plus £663 London Weighting and £963 Essential Car User allowance
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Time Square, Bracknell , Berkshire
Intermediate Care Community Support Worker (25 hrs & 37 hrs)
We support and empower our staff to make a difference to the people of Bracknell, come and join us on our journey.
We want all of our residents to be able to live their lives to the full. Our Community Support Workers are central to that aim by supporting people in their own homes, as well as in residential settings. You’ll be given the time you need to deliver exceptional care – we’re known for our high standards. Along the ways, you’ll have the support and training you need to thrive. We’ll help you to be at your best, so we can be at ours.
Because we’re Bracknell Forest.
What it’s like working in our team…
The Intermediate Care Service is a multi-disciplinary team which incorporates health and social care professionals that strive to support our residents to live fuller lives and be at their best. A fast-paced service that supports people within their own homes and residential settings following a hospital discharge or crisis in the community. Our team can support a person on their journey to recover from an illness, operation or injury for up to six weeks with a view to regain independence.
You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…
- Work as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary team.
- Provide and work within a planned programme of rehabilitation, care and support for people who use the service following an assessment of their needs, including personal care, meal preparations, exercises and mobility, cognitive therapy and therapeutic moving and handling.
- To monitor and make observations of general behaviour, abilities and responses of people who use the service; record and report information in relation to the person’s situation and review out comes and risk assessments as the person’s condition changes. Maintain accurate records.
- Undertake statutory and mandatory training, participate in identifying own training needs, attend training programmes and contribute to the induction of new staff within the service. Develop and maintain own competencies in all areas of care, support and rehabilitation.
- To take an active role in health promotion including falls prevention, medication support, importance of activity, good nutrition and healthy living with a view to regaining independence in line with departmental policies and procedures.
The benefits you will experience are…
- Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
- Supported through regular supervision and annual appraisals.
- Essential Car User Payment paid monthly in salary and free parking.
- An inclusive and social working environment.
- Access to car loan following satisfactory probationary period.
- A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
- Internal sports and social club opportunities.
- Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
- Access to childcare vouchers.
What we’re looking for…
An enthusiastic, respectful and reliable person who is adaptable to a fast-paced working environment based on a three-week fixed rota. Experience of working in care, regular access to a car and will enjoy working as part of a large team who contribute to improving the lives of residents in Bracknell.
We are looking for both part time 25 hrs p/w and full time 37 hrs p/w.
Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and an interview offered at a mutually agreed time.
Want to ask us a question?
For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role, please contact:
Lauren Ross, Assistant Team Manager, Domiciliary Intermediate Care; 01344 351661
As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.
Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.
No agencies please.