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Reablement Assessment & Reviewing Officers

  • Location: Wycombe
  • Ref: FS05776
  • Closing date: 31st October 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £24,133 - £25,460
Corporate Office Based


We are recruiting for Reablement Assessment and Reviewing Officers to be part of our great team.

About Us

Bucks County Council is at the heart of the community delivering essential services seven days a week, all year round to over half million plus residents, businesses and visitors. Touching the lives of everyone, the Council provides over 100 services from childcare to countryside parks, schools to social care and from roads to the registry office. From over 500 different locations, more than 10,000 employees work hard to meet the challenge of delivering outstanding service across a portfolio of services.

About the role

The post holder will carry out the following duties;

  • Carrying out assessment of new clients, the development and review of support plans, the setting of reablement goals and the review of progress and the referral of clients for on going support where necessary.
  • To be proactive and liaise with the Reablement team to gather feedback on client progress and review needs.
  • Advise on specialist equipment and options to facilitate reablement of clients and other advice, support and guidance for clients, staff, families and carers and other professionals.
  • Carry out risk assessment and reviews.

About you

  • You will have knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable adults in similar settings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and prioritising skills; able to assess competing demands and prioritise effectively.
  • Motivated to improving services for vulnerable people.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments, processes and procedures.
  • Literate and numerate. Able to maintain accurate records in the required format.
  • Health and social care qualification relevant to the role (i.e. NVQ L3 or CQF L3 certificate or equivalent) or equivalent relevant experience.

Please see the attached job description for further details.

Other Information

This is a full-time role working shifts 7.00 am to 3.30 pm or 13.30 pm to 10.00 pm week days and every other weekend.

Access to car is essential.

We recognise that learning is an important part of this role and you will have the opportunity continue your learning and development with a combination of face to face and E- learning.

Course mandatory for all new staff include; 

  • Introduction to Health and Safety
  • Equality & Diversity Essentials
  • Government Connect and Information Security


Some of examples of sector specific training that are available; 

  • Safeguarding L1, L2 L3
  • Medication
  • MCA / DOLS
  • Epilepsy & Buccal Training
  • End of Life training
  • Infection Control
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid


Our Values

Our values

Ambitious. Accountable. Caring. Collaborative.

Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique and we expect all our people to live them in their approach. Ambitious. We want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed. Accountable. Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It’s all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future. Caring. We’re people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic. Collaborative. Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things. By creating more effective solutions together, we are able to deliver better outcomes to the county as a whole.

About the business unit

Direct Care has been established to support older adults, and those with a disability, to enjoy active lives and remain independent within their homes and communities. Our services offer choice, support opportunity and independence, and help people get the best out of life.

We recognise and reward you

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working to discounted public transport and sports centre membership.

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