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Reablement Officer

  • Location:

    Tower Hamlets

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ413958_1616576382

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-23

Akton recruitment are looking for an experienced Reablement worker to join the local authority in Tower Hamlets. Duties Include:
1. Work with the person, family and carers, professionals, as necessary, to deliver planned reablement programmes to help the person maximise their independence and where possible, prevent hospital admission and reduce the need for longer term support.

2. To maintain the service user's dignity, choice and control at all times and advise the manager immediately of any concerns including safeguarding and neglect.

3. Ensure safeguarding, health and safety and risk management principles and practice are embedded in all aspects of reablement delivery.

4. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the First Response Service, Longer Term Support Services, Health Services, non-AHWB Services and private and third sector agencies to ensure clear communication and smooth transition of people through available pathways.

5. To communicate effectively and sensitively with people and carers, regardless of their spoken language or communication status. Adapt communication techniques as the situation demands making best use of Directorate informational resources and other methods of communication.
This is a part-time, contract-based role, working on a shift basis on a minimum of 17 hours per week, with flexible hours available. Shifts include weekends and evenings, and the initial contract is on a monthly rolling basis. The pay rate on this role is £16 per hour on weekdays and a heightened rate for weekends and bank holidays.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!