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Independence Coordinator – Harrogate South Reablement Team –

Grade – F

Vacancy Hours – 37

Contract Type – established

Weekend Working – Yes 


Independence Co-ordinator fixed term post within the Harrogate South Reablement team area

37 hour post in the Harrogate South Team.


We are looking for an Independence Co-ordinator to join the Independence & Reablement team based in the Harrogate South area. You will work alongside the OT’s and the Reablement Manager to work with people in the community to attain maximum independence within the choice of lifestyle, through the provision of simple assessment and non-complex equipment, adaptations and Telecare solutions.

The core focus of the role is preventing, reducing and delaying the needs of Adults with care and support needs by promoting independence and recovery. The aim of the team is to support adults with care and support needs, and carers, to maximise their independence, regain skills and confidence in particular tasks or activities of daily living. Your role will be part of the delivery function of the teams which is undertaken by the Reablement Care & Support Workers and Independence Co-ordinators, and includes the provision of simple equipment, offering people information, advice and guidance, or commissioning a package of support for a short period of time to aid the person’s recovery.


The Independence Co-ordinator will work across the Care and Support pathway ensuring that simple and less complex equipment and adaptations is delivered, fitted and demonstrated to Adults with care and support needs, and Carers. You will also be responsible for the review of simple and less complex equipment that sits within the caseload of the Independence and Reablement Service. IT skills are essential for the role.




A certificate in health & social level 2 is essential.



Working hours to be confirmed but there is an expectation that you will be available to work as necessary outside of office hours.




Job Description.docx




Reward Brochure.pdf




Please contact Laura Hutchings, Reablement Manager on 01609 532198 for an informal discussion and more information about the role.



NYCC is committed to taking all reasonable steps to protect staff teams and the community we serve. As this role involves working closely with our most vulnerable client groups, post-holders must have received both doses of an authorised COVID vaccine, or have a valid medical exemption.


Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.


NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.


We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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