Job Details

Job Title Care and Reablement Workers
Our Reference J5279
Employment Term Permanent
Location Plough Lane Hereford
Salary(Min\Max) £9.03\Negotiable
Job Category Adult Social Care
Reablement Worker

Would you like to have control over the hours and days that you work?
Do you need a role that fits around your own personal commitments?

If so, we would love you to join our team!

Home First is an Urgent Care and Reablement Service provided by Herefordshire Council. Home First supports individuals in the community to do the things that are most important to them through setting and working towards goals for a period of up to 6 weeks.

Home First is available for people who may have experienced:

An admission to hospital, a crisis at home, a temporary illness or permanent disability or a change in circumstances that has impacted their independence.
Home First uses a Reablement ethos when supporting individuals. Our general aim is to give individuals the skills, ability and knowledge to live their everyday life as independently as possible.
Reablement will support a person to:

• Regain skills and confidence in completing everyday tasks and activities such as making meals, washing and dressing.
• Support individuals to gain new skills to help them manage at home.
• Help avoid unnecessary admission to hospital, or long-term residential care.
• Help individuals to get back on their feet after a stay in hospital.
The tasks you may be involved in -
• Personal hygiene: Enabling an individual to regain their ability to wash and dress themselves, return to showering or bathing
• Domestic tasks: Enabling an individual to prepare/cook meals for themselves
• Medication support: Administering medication, application of creams, always identifying ways the individual can do this themselves.
• Welfare – just checking that individuals are safe and well,
• Moving and handling – e.g. using correct equipment to assist with all required transfers (i.e.: getting out of bed/ chair/shower).
• Problem solving with individuals to do tasks differently that enables them to do to the tasks by themselves.

You will be part of a passionate, supportive team. You will gain a great sense of achievement knowing that you are helping people ‘get back on their feet’.

We want staff who choose to work with us to have control over their own work/ life balance.
We activity encourage our staff to choose the hours they would like to work and their own working pattern set over a two week rota, all we ask is that this encompasses working every other weekend.
If you choose to work with us, we will discuss your individual requirements with you and build a working pattern that suits. Whether you can only provide a small amount of support or whether you are looking a full time role, we can accommodate, you can work as much or as little as you like!
Benefits and Package:
• Flexible working with a variety of hours and shift patterns available, this is set around you!
• A competitive salary with pension benefits
• 25 days annual leave plus 8 days in lieu of bank holidays
• Full payment of allocated shift, including travel time and mileage at 45p per mile
• A further range of benefits including discounted gym membership and store discounts
• A full programme of support and training
A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
In the first instance we ask that you contact Laura Hargest, Home First Manager for an informal discussion on 01432 351354.

Salary: £9.03 per hour

• Company pension
• Flexible schedule
• Free or subsidised travel
• Sick pay
• Store discounts

We offer 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), pension and you will benefit from a competitive salary with pension benefits. We provide a flexible benefits scheme called Hoople Benefits which provides a range of benefits and discounts.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:

Specification Documents

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