Reablement Care & Support worker x4

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£16,672.29 to £16,951.11, pro rata. Grade 4.
Various locations
Job Type
Part Time

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life, giving them choice, control, dignity and respect?

If so, then we may have the right position for you!

Our Reablement Service are seeking to appoint several Care & Support Workers, working a 26.25 per week contract.  This essential service works 7 days per week, 52 weeks a year, providing the best possible quality of care in the community.

The successful person will be a car driver and be prepared to work a 2-week rota which includes early shifts (7am – 3pm) and late shifts (2.30pm – 10.30pm).  The hours of work are on a rota basis, and the position does include weekends and bank holidays with enhanced rates of pay, and opportunities for overtime.

This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post holder is required to demonstrate a proficient level of fluency under the Duty as detailed within the job specification for the post”.

Want to know more?

The Reablement Service provides short term care, usually delivered in the person’s own home and is offered to people with disabilities and those who are recovering from an illness or injury and have the potential for significant improvement.  The purpose of Reablement is to help people who have experienced deterioration in their health or have increased support needs, to relearn skills required to keep them safe and independent at home. 

We provide a bridging service which provides care and support to people who are waiting for a long-term package of care to be agreed or to bridge a period of time before a package of care can restart.

Our resettlement service provides care and support for a short period of time to settle people back into their previous daily routine and gives extra support with confidence building and time to readjust after a period of time away from home.

We also provide emergency care and support response to people who need extra support whilst further assessments can be completed.

The position will help you gain invaluable skills to deliver person centred care at every opportunity. 

If you don’t have the essential qualifications for the position don’t worry!

The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction programme, full training to deliver high standards of care, and we will fund the qualification for you on successful completion of the probation period.

With a starting salary of £23,500 to £23.893 (FTE), enhancements for weekend and bank holiday working, plus overtime opportunities and 26 days holiday why wouldn’t you want to choose a career in care?

There are lots of other benefits which make up our overall employee package too, such as:

  • A career average pension scheme
  • Employee Benefits scheme
  • Access to OHU
  • A strong commitment to training and development.

Make a difference to someone’s life – give them your care!

You must have the right to work in the UK and bring evidence along to prove this.

For further information, please contact Margarita Crofts/Debbie Seaman 07583962806/07464907721

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Debbie Seaman.

Tel: 07464907221


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Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service)

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Fluency Duty

This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post-holder is required to demonstrate an appropriate level of fluency under the duty as detailed within the job specification for the post. 


In accordance with the Council Probation Procedure this post is subject to a 6-month Probationary Period.


Having a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve helps us to achieve the best outcomes for all. We encourage applications from everyone and actively seek to ensure that everyone feels included in the workplace so that we can make the most of our differences.

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This role expires 02/06/2024.
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