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Reablement Leader Ref:50052251

The Barrcks/Islandwide

Grade 7, £20,422.03 to £21,672.57

Vacancy Reference: 50052251

Closing Date: 01/03/2021

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent 

Community re-ablement and outreach provides an island wide service to vulnerable adults in their own homes across the island. The service supports people who are moving home from hospital or who live at home and need extra support to regain or optimise their independence. 

We are seeking a Re-ablement Leader to join our team who will be key to accepting new referrals, undertaking initial assessments, case co-ordinating a number of people to ensure their re-ablement journey is appropriate to meet their needs and to line manage a number of support workers. 

This is a demanding role that involves working a flexible roster pattern that includes weekends and bank holidays. You will be at the forefront of service delivery, leading by example and ensuring high quality services for people using our service and their families and carers. 

You will need to be conversant with IT with a thorough understanding of promoting independence in a community setting. 

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Amanda Davies, Trish Brading or Penny Kershaw on: 01983 82100 ext. 6651.   

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.      

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.    

This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.     

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.    

Please view information pack and complete your job application online, telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.    

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.