Reablement Assistants, Crieff Community Hospital and Blairgowrie Community Hospital

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Job Description Reablement Assistants - PKC10849 £23,631 - £25,903 5 Posts at Crieff Community Hospital and 5 Posts at Blairgowrie Community Hospital Are you ready for a career change that's fulfilling and rewarding? If so,...

Job Description

Reablement Assistants - PKC10849
£23,631 - £25,903
5 Posts at Crieff Community Hospital and 5 Posts at Blairgowrie Community Hospital

Are you ready for a career change that's fulfilling and rewarding? If so, this is your chance to join our Health and Social Care Partnership as a Reablement Assistant, in the Living Well Care Team, with opportunities in various locations across Perth and Kinross.

Experience is not necessary as all training will be provided.

Our team provide supportive care to vulnerable service users across Perth and Kinross to allow them to remain living in their own homes for longer. So if you are passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of the most vulnerable people in your community, read on and find out more

5 Promises we make to you

1. You will work with skilled, passionate and resilient people that inspire you.
2. You will be encouraged to develop your strengths, to learn and to flourish.
3. You will be supported to belong, feel connected with your team, communities and the organisation.
4. You will be supported to focus on people and make a positive difference.
5. Every day and night will be different and every day and night you will have support to do the best you can do.

The Individual

As a successful post holder, you will be responsible for:

- Following a planned schedule of service user visits;

- Supporting service users with personal care tasks to enable the person to reach their optimum level of independence;

- Protecting individuals from risk or abuse and to report any concerns to the Living Well Coach;

- Ensuing Health & Safety for yourself and service users' in line with PKC policy and procedures;

- Participating in risk assessments;

- Maintaining accurate records and reporting on service users' progress;

- Complying with the National Care Standards and SSSC Codes of Practice.

You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

If you're a caring, patient, compassionate and adaptable individual who understands and respects the rights of other people, we'd love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about this role, and if you require support to complete your application, please contact Jenny Hughes on 01738 475626.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.