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Reablement Practitioner 65320 SSLE (4)


Full Time

Norfolk County Council

Closing Date: 01/08/21

£24,982 to £27,041 per annum

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and bank holiday working as required

Permanent contract


‘Care for others. Make a difference’


As a Reablement Practitioner you will undertake assessments to establish reablement goals, determine levels of functional independence, and reach desired outcomes with service users.  You will also line manage a team of Reablement Support Workers who work directly with people to assess and support service users during their period of reablement.


The post is based in our Northern area, the local office is in Fakenham. There will be occasions when you need to visit the Northern main office at Mill Close in Aylsham.  The Reablement Practitioner manages referrals for their area but may be requested to cover all areas across north Norfolk if the need arises.


Norfolk First Support delivers services to adults in Norfolk in their own homes for up to 6 weeks, assisting them to regain skills they may have lost following an illness or hospital admission. The aim is to enable them to regain their independence as much as possible while also reviewing their ongoing care needs.


Norfolk First Support is part of the wider Norfolk First Response Service which consists of Swift Response, which supports people with unplanned care needs, Supported Care and Accommodation-Based Reablement units.


Benefits of working for Norfolk First Response: Competitive annual leave per year, competitive pension scheme, guaranteed salaried hours, regular working pattern, paid mileage, paid induction, telephone provided and Norfolk Rewards Scheme.


For more information on working for NFR please click on the link below: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobs-training-and-volunteering/work-at-norfolk-county-council/vacancies/norfolk-first-response-jobs


If you would like to discuss the role in further detail please contact: Tracey Sparks, Service Manager – tracey.sparks@norfolk.gov.uk


All our office-based roles are currently working from home as part of our Smarter Working plans and to support the health and safety of all our colleagues. We anticipate that working remotely will be a key feature of this role and when offices re-open your office base will be Mill Close, Aylsham.  Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.