Closing date: 4 November 2020The Role
We have an an exciting Team Leader opportunity to join the Hampshire County Council Reablement Team. The team provides Reablement in the community to frail and vulnerable Adults, primarily supporting hospital discharges within Hampshire. The team is an integrated team made up of the Community Response Team, Occupational Therapists and Sensory Officers. We are passionate about our Staff's professional development and there are great opportunities for various avenues of career progression across all our disciplines, which include the option of becoming a qualified practitioner.
What we are looking for:
In return, you will receive professional ongoing training, comprehensive induction and the full support of Managers, Occupational Therapists and Sensory Loss Officer's who will provide coaching and mentoring. We will also help you to gain a National Professional qualification and develop your career within Adults' Health and Care.
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Hampshire County Council can offer you:
Hampshire County Council recognises the outstanding contribution our staff make, so we offer a generous benefits package including;
Dealing with referrals
To receive and assess referrals for Community Response, ensure needs identified, meet business aims for suitability.
Working within the care management process visiting service users and assess their needs and agree social care reablement goals and outcomes in order to promote daily living skills and independence.
Liaise with care management and other professionals.
Liaise and co ordinate handover to other agencies
Participate in a duty system
To monitor and manage staff rostering, annual leave and attendance at work.
Continual development of the CRT service.
Working to CQC requirements.
Allocation of work to staff
Ensure work rosters are managed efficiently and effectively so that sufficient staff resources are allocated to meet service user needs within the 3 week county roster and that resources are deployed as efficiently as possible.
Working within the care management process to visit service users to re assess their Support Plan and outcomes, undertaking on going risk assessments.
Ensure care practice is monitored through working supervisions.
Coaching/mentoring of practice in the workplace with Community Response Assistants
Maintaining Knowledge Base
Reading, researching, maintaining knowledge and skills on care practice and care management practice, departmental policies, national developments and knowledge of local geography, and agencies so that service delivery is effective.
Monitor timesheets, mileage claims, care packages, risks, absents from work and report to Team Managers providing statistical information to demonstrate whether the service is meeting agreed targets and is being managed effectively.
Corporate and statutory initiatives – equalities/health & safety/e-government/sustainability
Carry out risk assessments for Community Response Assistants e.g. moving and handling, lone working, environmental safety. Ensure the service is accessible to all service users on an equal basis.Role Requirements:
This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.Contact details for an informal discussion:
Please contact Dawn Stone, Reablement Recruitment Co-ordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07793 759049
Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.