HO2457 - Rehab Carer

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Falkirk Council & Falkirk Community Trust
£17,382 - £19,234 per year Pro Rata
12 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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As a Rehab Carer, you will be involved in the Rehabilitation of Service Users within their own homes to assist them in achieving an optimum level of independence with aspects of daily living. You must be an experienced carer with commitment, patience and an understanding of ageing and disability and their effect on people's lives. You must be able to work under pressure and deal confidently, calmly and sensitively with difficult situations. You must have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both internal and external, and in addition, have excellent team working and written skills.

The post will involve short-term provision of care to the services delivered through the 24/7 Team to include, Rehabilitation at Home, Re-ablement, Crisis Care, and Home Care Service Users throughout the Falkirk Council area.

You will receive training in the Rehabilitation of Service Users by ReACH Falkirk Occupational Therapists, with whom you will work closely in order to achieve best outcomes for service users.

You must hold a full driving licence; and have the ability to travel throughout Falkirk Council area; as a result, the 24/7 Team have a pool of Council vehicles available to the Rehab Care staff, in order to facilitate the delivery of care services across all geographical areas.

You are required to commit to a rostered shift working pattern including evenings and weekends over a 7 day period; which consists of 14 days worked over a 21 day period; and involving early and back shifts; shift times being 7am until 2.30pm; and 3pm until 10.30pm.

The contracted hours of the post are 35 hours per week, but this will be averaged over a 3 week roster period. The shift pattern is currently 3 days on, 1 day off, 4 days on, 2 days off, 4 days on, 1 day off, 3 days on, 3 days off.

All Rehab Carers are paid for every minute of their shift including any meal breaks; this is necessary to allow all emergency situations to be handled at any time. 

You must have, or be willing to work towards an appropriate qualification.

This post involves lone working.

For further information on this post, please contact Alison Blair on (01324) 508888.

If you are the successful candidate for this post, you will be working with children and/or vulnerable adults and therefore you must have PVG membership.

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