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Community Reablement Assistant HCC614704

Job Details:

Salary Range: £23,115 - £24,140 pro rata per annum
Work Location: West Hub - Totton covering New Forest, North Baddesley, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: Full time and Part time 
Closing Date: 31 August 2024


Applications will be reviewed soon after their submission. Potential applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Restoring meaningful and fulfilling lives for residents in our community….

When people have had a major setback in life, it’s our Community Reablement Assistants at Hampshire County Council who support them to regain their independence and regain control of their life.


After a hospital admission, service users may have lost their confidence or are unable to complete daily tasks as before. Perhaps they’ve had an operation or are recovering from a fall. Whatever their age, background or circumstance, our Reablement Service is designed to help service users regain the ability, independence and confidence to do some or all the things they used to do in a safe and realistic way.


Community Reablement Assistants will work with service users to regain independence with washing, dressing, and managing their continence needs, assisting them by providing practical hands-on support as well as verbal guidance and encouragement with the goal that in time, whenever possible, the service user will become confident with managing this independently.


We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, patient and person-centred individuals with a caring personality and attitude, looking for a rewarding career that will suit people from all backgrounds.


Maybe you’re leaving school or college and looking for an opportunity to do something valuable in the community? Perhaps you are looking to work part time or seeking a change of direction or new career path?


The Reablement Team provide a full an in-depth supportive induction programme along with continuous training and development. There are opportunities for quick progression and fantastic prospects for career development. Some of our past Community Reablement Assistants have even gone on to becoming Occupational Therapists, Specialist Sensory Workers and Registered Managers. 


You will be required to travel to various locations within Hampshire, and it is essential that you have a current drivers’ licence and access to a reliable vehicle on a regular basis. 
The Reablement Service and Community Reablement Assistants work over a 7 days a week, You will be required to work evenings and/or public holidays and/or weekends as part of your Normal Working Hours. You will be required to work a shift pattern as part of your role, details of this will be confirmed by your line manager. 

Working Patterns CRA1, 20, 25, 30 and 37 hours 


Hampshire County Council recognises the outstanding contribution our staff make, so we offer a generous benefits package. For further information about our service please visit our Reablement website

Full COVID-19 vaccination status is no longer required as a condition of employment, but being fully vaccinated is strongly encouraged. 

Additional Information:

Community Reablement Assistant HCC614704 - Job description and Person Specification 

Values Based Recruitment

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate the 5 core values we hold in your application


  • Professionalism – we work hard to deliver the best services that we can and we hold ourselves accountable for our performance. We have pride in what we deliver and enable.
  • Working as one organisation – We collaborate with each other and our partners for the good of our service users. Support each other to recover quickly from setbacks and take responsibility in managing our personal and organisational wellbeing. We work together to ensure we are a healthy and resilient organisation.
  • Integrity and respect – we value and encourage every individual for their unique strengths, and demonstrate our confidence in each other through our language and behaviour. We are fair, honest and reliable in everything we say and do.
  • Making a difference – our work puts people at the forefront of what we do and helps communities across the County to thrive. We care.
  • Continuous improvement – we are ambitious. We challenge ourselves to innovate, be creative and work to create a sustainable, future proof Hampshire.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

For further information please contact


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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