We Are St Helens Borough Council Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
Making A Difference as a Intermediate Care Support Worker in the Reablement Team
·Are you the person who can make a difference delivering our rehabilitation and care support programmes?
·Could you enjoy working in a team that really cares about the people they support?
·Would you enjoy the challenge of working in a multi-disciplinary community based integrated Intermediate Care Team?
St Helens Cares is the new approach to delivering Health and Social Care in St Helens; bringing together a wide range of public and community service organisations to work in partnership, with a united goal of improving people’s lives and improving the place as a whole. St Helens Council is proud to be part of this partnership.
Key to this vision is Contact Cares; which aims to simplify the way we access health and social care services from nursing assessment to social care; reablement to audiology, safeguarding to occupational therapy.
We are seeking to employ Intermediate Care Support Workers who enjoy working with adults aged 18+. The aim of the service is to help people with disabilities be as independent as possible in their own homes. You must be flexible and able to use initiative when putting into practice rehabilitation/care support programmes set up by professional staff/team leaders.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to carry out short-term work with service users in the community, prevent hospital admission/facilitate timely hospital discharge or when required provide support in Brookfield Support Centre ( 24 hour Intermediate Care) residential setting.
If you feel you can work both as part of a multi-disciplinary team and on your own, this post will suit you. You should also be willing to learn new skills and participate in identified training programmes to enable you to work in new ways.
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
Contact Cares - Roger Jones - Reablement Registered Manager on 01744 676767.
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan
Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership