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Re-ablement Leader

Community Re-ablement, The Barracks, Sandown and Island-wide community

Grade 7 £21,351.89 to £22,658.24 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 50064859

Closing Date: 09/08/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

An exciting opportunity to work in a role that really makes a difference to peoples’ lives in our Island community is here!

We are recruiting a Re-ablement Leader to join our compassionate team.

When joining our Community Re-ablement and Outreach team, you will work in providing an island-wide service to vulnerable adults in their own homes across the Island.

In return for a great career opportunity, you’ll experience job satisfaction, knowing that our service and the work you will do supports people who are moving home from hospital or who live at home and need extra support to regain or optimise their independence.

You will play a vital part in undertaking the following duties:

·       Undertaking initial assessments

·       Case co-ordinating people

·       Ensure our clients re-ablement journey is appropriate to meet their needs

·       Line manage a team of support workers

·       Work in a fast-paced environment

·      We work in partnership with the Island’s hospital who complete initial assessments on ward rounds and identify goals to enable them to return home.

·       Gain strong professional relationships within the health and social care sector

For you to bring out the best in this challenging but fulfilling role, having a flexible approach to roster patterns that includes weekends and bank holidays will be essential.

You will be at the forefront of service delivery, leading by example and ensuring high quality services for people using our provision and their families and/or carers.

If you are conversant with ICT and have a thorough and passionate understanding of promoting independence in a community setting, we would love to hear from you.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Assistant Managers at 01983 823830

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the
Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. 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, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at 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.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. 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. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing Date: 9th August 2022