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Rehabilitation Care Assistant

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Optalis - RBWM

£18,698 - £21,441 pa



Evenings/Full Time/Weekends


04/02/2018 at 23:59 PM


Optalis - RBWM

Vacancy Description

Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council.

Are you interested in working as a Rehabilitation Care Assistant (RCA) supporting residents in their own environment? The Short Term Support and Rehab (STR&R) service provides this unique service via Optalis and in partnership with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council. We are looking for RCA’s to deliver both care and rehabilitation across the borough.

You will provide personal care, assistance with transfers, manual handling and mobility support, supervise clients whilst they complete a set rehabilitation programme and encourage independence in activities of daily living (ADL). We will ensure that you are trained to deliver the care and rehabilitation needed. You will be supervised by our Coordinators and will be part of our RCA team. These posts form part of our care rota so it is essential that you can work a mixed shift pattern of both early and late shifts including alternate weekends and bank holidays,.

The benefits of this role include:

  • Access to excellent Training development
  • Regular support and supervision
  • Access and encouragement to complete the Care Certificate

If you think this role is for you and you would like to be involved in care and rehabilitation at home, then please apply.

A full driving license and daily use of own car for business use is essential.

For more information about this position, please contact Jo Hackwood on 01628 683752 or Dawn Cannon on 01628 683726.

Previous candidates need not apply.

Closing Date: 4 February 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Applications will be reviewed as submitted and candidates will be contacted individually if called for interview.

Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to undertake a DBS check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

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