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Community Reablement Assistant - Level - 1 - Hampshire Countywide - HCC79410

Job Details:

Salary range: *£18,933 - £19,941 per annum plus weekend enhancements (*pro rata part time)
Hours per week: Full and Part-time positions available
Work location: Hampshire Countywide
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 3 October 2021

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.

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. 

It’s important to be able to travel between service users, but we can support you whilst you are working towards meeting the travel requirements, there is an opportunity for a car loan once you have joined us.


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. 

Reablement careers | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)


Full COVID-19 vaccination status will be required as a condition of employment.

Recent legislation now mandates that anyone working in a CQC registered care home, which includes all regulated services

in HCC Care,  and those visiting in a professional capacity, must be fully vaccinated (MHRA approved) by 11 November 2021.


Job Purpose:

Please note we have Full and Part-time positions available and the following work location:  

South Hub - Fareham covering Gosport, Havant, Petersfield, Horndean, Emsworth, Hayling Island, Porchester, Salisbury Green.
West Hub - Totton covering New Forest, North Baddesley, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford
North Hub - Basingstoke covering Alton, Aldershot, Liphook, Whitchurch, Bordon, Farnborough - No vacancies at present
Mid Hants Hub - Winchester covering Bishops Waltham, Andover, Romsey, Hedge End, West End - No Vacancies at present

What we can offer you:

Hampshire County Council recognises the outstanding contribution our staff make, so we offer a generous benefits package including:

  • In addition to your salary, you will receive excellent enhancements when working weekends (paid at time and a half) Sundays only, and when working Bank Holidays (paid at double-time plus time off in-lieu)
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement of 24 days' holiday full-time equivalent
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 45p per mile travel allowance from home to home
  • Mobile phone and uniform
  • Discounts for a whole range of local businesses 
  • Employee Support and Wellbeing

Additional Information:

Community Reablement Assistant - Level - 1 - Hampshire Countywide - Job Description and Person Specification

Working Conditions:

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Please contact Dawn Stone, Reablement Recruitment Co-ordinator at dawn.stone3@hants.gov.uk or telephone 07793 759049v


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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