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Enablement Practitioner – Maternity Cover, Bury St Edmunds

Enablement Practitioner – Maternity Cover, Bury St Edmunds


10000 - 15000 At least £5.00

Part time

Enablement Practitioner – Maternity Cover, Bury St Edmunds

Closing - 28 Aug 2020

Leading Lives provides a range of social care and support across Suffolk to adults with learning disabilities. Our aim is to enable vulnerable people to live full, active lives in their own communities and supporting them to lead the life they choose.

Leading Lives is a not for profit social enterprise which reinvests profits back into the business and the local community. We are also an award winning employee owned cooperative which means our employees are involved in the running of the organisation. It reflects the value we place on our staff and the unique relationship between our staff and our customers.

As part of the Short Term Enablement service you will be supporting identified individuals by assisting them to develop appropriate skills depending on their needs and aspirations. You will also promote personalisation, independence, well-being and choice by providing a Social Care Enablement service to individuals.

We are looking for an individual to join us and work alongside our dedicated team to assist individuals in the community who are referred to our service. Responsibilities include:
•Manage an allocated caseload providing support to achieve identified outcomes through a short term reablement plan for an individual that are referred to us.
•Undertake Care Act compliant tasks, Reablement Plans, Eligibility Decision Records and other relevant assessments.
•Be willing to use your own car to travel to individuals, making sure you work in line with Leading Lives policy and procedures, implementing cost effective travel and being environmentally responsible.
•Raise awareness and understanding of individuals personal safety
•Liaise effectively with families, paid carers, social workers and others who have an interest in the support provided to the individual.
•Engage with community networks and potential partners to explore and develop opportunities for disabled people.
•Follow company Health and Safety policies and procedures including carrying out risk assessments and completing Incident reports

To apply for this role please complete an application form on our website and email to recruitment@LeadingLives.org.uk


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