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Senior Reablement Support Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Home 1st Reablement provides short term support to adults who have been discharged from hospital or are recovering from a period of ill health. The team are based at Bletchley Community Hospital and sit alongside health colleagues such as nurses and physiotherapists. We work with people for up to 6 weeks to encourage them to regain skills in areas such as washing and dressing, mobility and preparing meals.

If you have a passion for helping others and enjoy a fast paced and supportive environment then this may be the role for you.

Main Responsibility

  • To provide reablement support, including personal care, to adults in their own homes, following agreed care plans and goals.
  • To assess and review the needs of individuals, working with them to identify their goals and any risks that may arise.
  • To take responsibility for altering and distributing work schedules, ensuring that all visits are covered and support workers are supported in their role.
  • To ensure records are kept and maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • To ensure any concerns are escalated to a line manager as soon as possible. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Hold a Level 2 Diploma in Social Care (or be prepared to work towards this) or equivalent qualification/experience.
  • Will have experience of delivering care support in a community setting.
  • Will have a practical approach to resolving problems as they arise.
  • Will have good IT skills and an attention to detail.
  • Will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbally.
  • Be able to work a variety of shift patterns from 06.30 – 22.30 hours over a 7 day rota. 
  • Will be a car driver and have access to a vehicle (or driver).

Package Description

​We are really proud of the benefits we are able to offer our staff here at Milton Keynes Council, including:-

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates of 18.8%
  • 27 days annual leave per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years - From April 2023 this will increase to 28, and 32 days after 5 years
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Our Professional Development Centre provides access to courses such as in-house management development programmes endorsed by the Institute of Leadership, Apprenticeship Programmes (junior and senior), coaching and mentoring and access to our Smarter Learning portal
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Cashplan
  • MK Advantage benefits package – a range of savings on a wide range of retail, leisure and entertainment products and services such as Pizza Express, M&S, B&Q, John Lewis and Arriva Travel.
  • SmartGo – Aimed at encouraging low-carbon transport and healthy lifestyle with discounted travel e.g. Halfords, Arriva, Europcar, National Railcards and Stagecoach.
  • Homebuy Scheme (for eligible roles)
  • Smarter working which provides the opportunity to work from various locations including from home for a proportion of your role (subject to business needs)
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements
  • Childcare Subsidy

About the Company

Milton Keynes is a diverse, welcoming, and expanding place, built on smart ideas with even bigger plans for the future. We have world class attractions, beautiful open spaces, and a great standard of living.

Milton Keynes Council is one of the largest employers in the region, making a difference every day for local people. We’re responsible for all local government services in MK including education, housing, highways, and social services - around 240 services in all.

Our values are to be dedicated, respectful, and collaborative. If this sounds like you, join us for a stimulating and fulfilling career measured on results, and a rewarding work-life balance.

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