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Reablement Support Worker (Ref. 1780)


  • Part time
  • 2022-07-29
  • £20,330 - £21,777 a year
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 300522-33477

Are you looking for rewarding work?

Are you a people person?

Would you like to support people back to independent living?
Social Care Reablement (SCR) is a short-term intervention service, supporting people to regain their independence through working towards personal goals in their own home.

We are looking to recruit reablement support workers in the Exeter, Exmouth, Honiton, Sidmouth, Tiverton, Okehampton & Axminster areas to provide a goal based reablement service direct to our clients in their own homes. Hours of work include alternate weekends, evenings & split shifts, for which enhancements are paid.

What can you expect?

Social Care Reablement works with people in their own homes to support them back to independence following an illness, hospital admission or decline in health. The role includes personal care, accurate recording of visits and encouraging independence though various tips, techniques and equipment. The successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills, be committed to equality, diversity and good customer service. Team working and communication skills are essential.

In return, you will be part of a friendly, supportive team with regular supervision, appraisals, and team meetings. Full training in social care reablement is provided with free uniforms and smartphone. You will get paid for the full shift. Mileage and full travel time is paid. Weekly hours are guaranteed. Paid annual leave starts at 25 days per year.
What do we pay?

Salary starts at £20,330 after two years rising to £21,777
Hourly rate – £10.40
Weekday evenings 20.00 to 21.00 – £14.04 per hour
Saturdays – £14.04 per hour
Sundays & Public holidays – £17.58 per hour

How many hours a week?

We have permanent posts ranging from 18 hours a week to 36 hours a week. Please see below for details and please state in your application which area you are considering.

Exeter – Average 18 – 26 hrs per week
Exmouth- Average 31 hrs per week
Honiton – Average 20 – 25 hrs per week
Axminster – Average 19 – 31 hrs per week
Sidmouth – Average 24 – 34 hrs per week
Tiverton – Average 28 hrs per week
Okehampton – Average 23 – 27 hrs per week

Shift pattern to be confirmed at interview.   Please state in your application which area you are considering.

For additional information and/or informal discussion please contact Social Care Reablement Team Leaders for:

Exeter & Exmouth  –  01392 380593

Honiton Sidmouth/Axminster 01392 385888

Tiverton & Okehampton 01392 381128

DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.

Job location


Job category

Care / support worker, Community, Home care / Domiciliary care


Devon County Council Local Government

Type of organisation

Public Sector


Social care

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