Reablement Support Worker (Ref. 1780)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Variable Hours
  • £20,330 - £21,777 per annum, pro-rata for Part Time

Are you looking for rewarding work? 

Are you a people person? 

Would you like to support people back to independent living?

Social Care Reablement (SCR) is a short-term intervention service, supporting people to regain their independence through working towards personal goals in their own home.

 We are looking to recruit reablement support workers in the Exeter, Exmouth, Honiton, Sidmouth, Tiverton, Okehampton & Axminster areas to provide a goal based reablement service direct to our clients in their own homes. Hours of work include alternate weekends, evenings & split shifts, for which enhancements are paid.

What can you expect? 

Social Care Reablement works with people in their own homes to support them back to independence following an illness, hospital admission or decline in health. The role includes personal care, accurate recording of visits and encouraging independence though various tips, techniques and equipment. The successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills, be committed to equality, diversity and good customer service. Team working and communication skills are essential.

In return, you will be part of a friendly, supportive team with regular supervision, appraisals, and team meetings. Full training in social care reablement is provided with free uniforms and smartphone. You will get paid for the full shift. Mileage and full travel time is paid. Weekly hours are guaranteed. Paid annual leave starts at 25 days per year. 

What do we pay? 

Salary starts at £20,330 after two years rising to £21,777 
Hourly rate - £10.40 
Weekday evenings 20.00 to 21.00 - £14.04 per hour 
Saturdays - £14.04 per hour 
Sundays & Public holidays - £17.58 per hour

How many hours a week?  

We have permanent posts ranging from 18 hours a week to 36 hours a week. Please see below for details and please state in your application which area you are considering. 

Exeter - Average 18 - 26 hrs per week 
Exmouth- Average 31 hrs per week 
Honiton - Average 20 - 25 hrs per week 
Axminster - Average 19 - 31 hrs per week 
Sidmouth - Average 24 - 34 hrs per week 
Tiverton - Average 28 hrs per week 
Okehampton - Average 23 - 27 hrs per week 

Shift pattern to be confirmed at interview.   Please state in your application which area you are considering.  

For additional information and/or informal discussion please contact Social Care Reablement Team Leaders for:

Exeter & Exmouth  -  01392 380593

Honiton Sidmouth/Axminster 01392 385888

Tiverton & Okehampton 01392 381128  

 CLICK HERE to view the job description and to apply!

DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterEast DevonWest DevonMid DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health

  • Salary Details

    £20,330 - £21,777 per annum, pro-rata for Part Time

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeVariable Hours
  • Hours

    Full and part time hours available (18 - 34 hours per week)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required