Reablement Support Assistant x6

Are you caring, reliable, motivated and enthusiastic? Are you looking for a job which is rewarding, flexible and lets you help those most in need?  We have opportunities to join our Home First Reablement Support team. Intermediate Care and Reablement provide a service for people in their own homes, to maintain health and independent living as far as possible.

Home First is a fast paced and varied city wide service that provides support to Bristol residents upon leaving hospital. It is a 7-10 service to assess and support for any ongoing needs.

Job Type
Social Care - Adults
Working Hours
Full Time, Part Time
Employment Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
South Bristol Intermediate Care and Reablement
Pay Grade
19,945 - 21,166
DBS enhanced
Closing Date
Ref No

You will need to have NVQ/QCF level 2 in Care or be willing to undertake this, or have equivalent demonstrable experience. Effective communication skills are key as this role largely involves face to face work with vulnerable adults as well as communicating with allied health professionals and other agencies. You’ll need to work effectively as part of a team, and to be able to work without direct supervision and be self-reliant.

 In return we provide:

•A regular working pattern to include evenings and weekends.

•Great rates of pay with enhancements for bank holidays.

•A full induction and on-going training relevant to the role.

•Benefits of being employed by Bristol City Council including: mileage allowance, paid holidays, pension.

•Support to complete QCF Level 2 in Care.

•The cost of your DBS Check.


We have the following employment opportunities within the Home First team:

3 x Full time (37 hr) permanent posts

1 x Full time (37hr) fixed Term post until 31st December 2019.

Full time posts are on a split shift basis working 8-2 and 4.30-9pm over a 2 week rota.

  • Week 1 : working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Week 2 : working Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Salary is £ 19945-£21166 + shift allowance.
  • Mileage is paid at 0.45 per mile.

2 x Part time posts – 21 hours per week (8-2 shift)

  • Working 8-2 on a 2 week rota
  • Week 1 : working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Week 2 : working Wednesday and Thursday
  • Salary is £19945 - £21166 – pro rata
  • Mileage is paid at 0.45 per mile.

Please note this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

A current driving licence and provision of a motorised vehicle is essential for this post, therefore business insurance will be required.

For more information call Sally Stoneman - Home First Team Leader - on 0117 3773788