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Community Reablement Worker

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£22,575 to £24,924 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Room 600, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE4 8RA 

Reference:AC2076 

Closing date:30 June 2022 at midnight 


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Leicestershire County Councils Adult Social Care as a Community Reablement Workers, working in a Mental Health Team and in the Young Adult with Disabilities Team.

This role requires the delivery a community-based enablement and inclusion service, which supports people to learn or relearn skills, reduce social isolation, encourage people to be a part of their community and become as independent as possible. Community Reablement Workers benefit from an understanding of the recovery principles and frameworks in mental health, to work with people to identify, and work towards their individualised goals. A variety of strategies, tools and techniques are used, to work towards practical solutions in improving mental health.  

Key skills; 
  • An ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to manage complex situations relating to a person’s mental health, to ensure that they remain safe.
  • An ability to positively motivate and identify strengths in individuals, in a timely manner due to the short term nature of the support offer.
  • A confident communicator, working  closely with partner agencies forging strong working relationships to enable collaborative working.
  • An ability to utilise community assets and neighbourhood services.
  • An understanding of a variety of mental health conditions and how they can impact people.
  • A passion for the promotion of healthy lifestyles and positive choices in mental health management.
  • An ability to manage a caseload and prioritise risk appropriately.
  • Appropriate assessment skills to enable the completion of strength based progression plans to work towards independence.
  • Are innovative and creative in seeking sustainable solutions to build on strengths and abilities to achieve positive outcomes. 
 
To learn more about our brand new service model and for more information regarding the range of exciting opportunities we have within Adults Social Care, please click on the following link to hear from our Assistant Director, Heather Pick - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oveE6uSRIkg
For more information about working in our team please use the link below: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/working-for-the-council/social-worker-recruitment
 
The post holder will be provided with an office base, however due to the nature of the role you must have the ability to travel to other areas across the locality. Due to the pandemic, our staff are currently working from home. The working hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30 – 5pm and Friday 8.30 – 4.30pm. Flexible working can be considered.
 
Benefits of working for Leicestershire County Council: -
  • Committed to providing an inclusive workplace
  • Relocation package available
  • Existing continuous service leave entitlement (plus 5 years) will be honoured
  • Paid Social Work England registration
  • Excellent health and wellbeing support available for employees
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
 
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce. We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer. 
 
For more information on the benefits of working for Leicestershire County Council please click here employee benefits. 
 
Please Click here to look at our brochure Employment Deal – Working for Leicestershire County Council.
 
We will be holding interviews for shortlisted candidates W/C Monday 6th June.
 
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check.   
 
For more information regarding this post, please contact Andy Dengate (Resourcing Co-ordinator) andy.dengate@leics.gov.uk, T:0116 3050914   If you have any technical issues completing your application form, please contact https://emss.freshdesk.com/support/home


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