An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Integrated Reablement Worker (IRW) across North West Surrey. We are looking to recruit 2 IRWs to support integrated working between health and social care. These roles will be based across Runnymede, Spelthorne and Woking.
You will be working in individual's homes; promoting people regaining daily living skills and general well-being for those who have experienced mental or physical health conditions.
By joining us as an IRW, you'll be doing something that really matters. Working autonomously, you'll have the responsibility for individual, sensitive needs of those who require support.
It will be your job to provide support with all daily living tasks, including medication and mobility. You'll be there to ensure dignity, choice and control is maintained for those who feel like they have lost it from their lives. They'll look to you for support and guidance, a helping hand and most importantly, the development of their reablement programme - allowing them to continue with their lives. The IRW role will support not only the in-house reablement staff but will assist in supporting and setting up skills gain programmes with our Collaborative Reablement Domiciliary Care Partners.
Part of this role will require you to oversee and guide more junior staff members. You will need to have the ability to undertake and contribute to the assessment and review of individuals, this includes accurate record keeping within our IT databases.
Vocational qualifications Level 2 or equivalent in a relevant field with practical knowledge of service user group needs, or equivalent experience is essential.
It is also crucial that you have a valid UK driver's license with vehicle and business insurance, as you'll be required to travel to visit people in their own homes. Above all you'll understand how important maximizing independence is to the people who use our services.
In return, you'll find that our support doesn't stop with people who use our services. At SCC, we are just as dedicated to the well-being of our staff. When you join us, you'll be supported from the very beginning, whilst working flexibly. You'll also be given excellent personal development with an amazing set of opportunities, allowing you to progress in your career.
For more information please refer to the job description and personal specification below.Additional Information
For an informal discussion please contact Claire McGrath - Reablement Assistant Manager via email at claire.mcGrath@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25/04/2021 with interviews taking place on 30/04/2021.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.Company Information
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