Reablement Coordinators (Out of Hours) X2
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4242
  • Published: Sat 01/05/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Salary: From £23541 to £29577 pro rata per annum (Grade G)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury, Berkshire

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Reablement Coordinators (Out of Hours) X2

At West Berkshire Reablement Service we provide successful, person focused short term support to adults within their homes in order to minimise their care needs and maximise their independence.

We are looking for an experienced Care professional to join our ‘out of normal office hours’ team of four.  You must be a problem solver, able to think on your feet and have experience in scheduling/rostering, preferably in a domiciliary environment.

Your day to day tasks will be to: oversee the co-ordination of the service in terms of managing staff and their work patterns whilst they are on shift , reacting and promptly resolving problems that may arise daily to minimise the impact on our service delivery to people we are supporting.  You should be a good communicator as you will be liaising with people’s family members, emergency services and other health and social care professionals.

You will be motivated, reliable, dependable, self-confident and able to work autonomously and above all, committed to represent Reablement and be part of an innovative service where your flair for finding creative solutions can thrive.

This is an opportunity to make good use of your transferable skills and your desire to deliver a high quality service.  You must be able to navigate Microsoft Office and databases with confidence. Geographical knowledge of the West Berkshire area would be an advantage.


  • If successful we can offer a 25 hour week contract which attracts the equivalent of 135 hours annual leave per annum
  • free parking along with an agreed mileage payment whilst on WBC business
  • Free Enhanced DBS check
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • We are dedicated to the training, career growth and development of our team members. We could support you to obtain a QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care.  
  • Staff employed within the wider service team have progressed to new roles such as Social Care Practitioner, Nurses, Paramedics and the Registered Managers of their own services.
  • The opportunity for you to work for a successful service with an excellent reputation where the Care Quality Commission have inspected and found us to be classified as GOOD in all 5 areas of our service. 


The working week begins on a Saturday and is a rolling 4 week pattern alternating between early and late shifts and always working alternate weekends.

For example:

Week 1Non working weekend             22 hours

Tuesday and Thursday 06.00-10.00am plus 16.00-22.00pm both days   

Week 2 - Working Weekend                     24 hours

Sat and Sun – 14.30 – 23.00pm, plus Friday 16.00-23.00pm                      

Week 3Non Working Weekend           22 hours

Tuesday and Thursday 06.00-10.00am plus 16.00-22.00pm both days   

Week 4Working Weekend                    22 hours

Sat and Sun – 06.00am to 15.00pm, plus Friday 06.00 – 10.00am                    


If a shift falls on a Bank Holiday you are expected to work the designated shift.

There is an expectation that the shortfall of hours between what is contracted to what is worked will be utilised to cover annual leave, sickness absence and meetings.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days pro rata rising to a maximum of 32 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us.


If you think this position could be the one for you then you could do the following:

  • Phone us on 01635 503503 and ask for Anna Short if you would like to have more information about the role, or perhaps come in and meet the team
  • Log onto Jobs Go Public and complete an application form

How to Apply

Please complete an online application form. 

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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