Re-ablement Worker

Location(s)  Bath
Posted  26/05/2016
Hours  Must be flexible
Required  Must have valid license and have own transport
Salary  £14 - £16K depending on experience

Carewatch Bath and NE Somerset is now looking to recruit a full time Re-ablement Worker to join our team in Bath.

With many years of experience, Carewatch is a leading national provider of home care, providing a wide range of services that help individuals maintain their independence in the comfort of their own home.

Duties will include:

  • Social Activities - Accompanying people to medical appointments, day centres, shopping, and social events
  • Personal Care - Help with getting up and getting ready for the day and settling in for the night, washing, bathing, and toileting.
  • Practical Support - Domestic tasks such as laundry, cleaning, tidying, shopping, preparing and cooking meals, and grocery shopping
  • Re-ablement Support - Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide support and rehabilitation for people within their own homes.
  • Nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy assisatance - under the clinical guidance of a named practitioner.


What we look for:

  • Have a passion about helping people maintain independence at home
  • Possess a can do, positive attitude
  • Possess the compassion, dedication and willingness to go the extra mile
  • Have excellent communications skills and possess the ability to build relationships with those we support and those around them
  • Enjoy a challenge and are flexible in their approach to work
  • Can display empathy, understanding, comfort and reassurance to all those we support
  • Are fun and enjoyable to work with


What we offer:

  • Career development
  • Local work
  • Good rates of pay
  • Paid holiday
  • Free Induction training
  • Regular refresher training
  • Uniform
  • Regular supervision
  • Employee recognition
  • Opportunity to study for Diploma in Health and Social Care


Further information and requirements

  • All roles are subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK
  • Care roles are subject to enhanced security checks
  • The successful candidate is required to work flexible hours.
  • Applicants must have their own transport

Job closing: 30/09/2016