Reablement Facilitator - Bon Accord Care

Aberdeen City Council
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  • Reference: ABC04813

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for. If you are new to the caring profession you should check to see if it is the career for you by going to http://www.aquestionofcare.org.uk and trying their interactive video challenge.

Location: Aberdeen - City Wide
Duration: Full Time, Permanent


We have an opportunity in our organisation for the role of Reablement Facilitator. Applications are welcomed from those who hold a professional qualification in Occupational Therapy, Nursing or Physiotherapy. The role is aligned with our teams and involves working alongside our Support Workers to embed the enablement ethos in our practice.


Job purpose:

Throughout Aberdeen city you will lead a high standard of person centred care and support for service users in a range of appropriate settings, including their own homes. You will lead and develop a service to promote good outcomes for service users, families and staff.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy, Nursing or Physiotherapy

Be HCPC registered

PDA in supervision or willingness to work towards as role required

Registration with relevant professional body

PVG registration


The post holder may be expected to:

Work flexibly to meet the demands of service users and the service

Work at alternative locations as required

Adhere to relevant codes of practice, Bon Accord Care Policy and Procedures and relevant Legislation

Lone work

Travel to work locations across the city

Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

The ability to promote dignity, respect, choice, independent living and work in an anti-discriminatory way

Clinical facilitation skills

The ability to assess, plan and review and maintain and develop clear and accurate records including risk assessments and support plans

The ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with service users, staff, carers, families and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users

An ability to provide supervision, guidance and support to team members and other colleagues within BAC

The ability to work autonomously and be accountable, while at the same time recognising when matters need to be referred to a more senior manager

The ability to work accurately with detailed information

The ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines

A flexible and creative approach in order to manage resources effectively

The ability to effectively use a range of IT packages including the use of Microsoft Office

The ability to challenge and improve practice

The ability to promote the safe moving and handling of both people and objects

The Individual

Please see the attached job profile for further information.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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