Support Worker

Posted 6 days ago by NeuroSupport Services Ltd

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Location:
RH1, South Nutfield, Surrey
Salary/Rate:
£12 - £14/hour Partial paid mileage

NeuroSupport services are currently recruiting Support Workers and Healthcare Assistants  with a background of Brain Injury and Mental health experience to support services users with an acquired Brain Injury. Our service aims to support rehabilitation and in enabling people to optimise independence and quality of life.

We are looking for psychology graduates,support Workers and Healthcare Assistants  or suitable candidates  who would be willing to support people both within their home environment and also willing to provide support in helping service users access the community. We are looking for candidates that are confident with working independently and providing empirical feedback where necessary.

THIS IS A UK BASED POSTION

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE ,IT IS MANDARTORY THAT:

  • YOU HAVE UK WORK EXPERIENCE IN A SIMILAR ROLE
  • YOUR CV CLEARLY SHOWS YOUR RELEVENT EXPERIENCE WHICH RELATES TO THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
  • EXPERIENCE IN BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT
  • A FULL CLEAN UK DRIVERS LICENCE AND ACCESS TO A CAR YOU CAN USE FOR WORK

Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Redhill, RH1 5PA
Hourly Rate: £12-£14 per hour depending on experience.
Driver Essential? Yes
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 

Monday: 10:00 - 14:00

Tuesday: 10:00 - 14:00

Wednesday: 10:00 - 14:00

Thursday: 10:00 - 14:00

Friday: 10:00 - 14:00 


Support will be provided at the nursing home where the client resides during the week, 

About you-Essential Experience:

The client requires a candidate who has experience of working with clients who have suffered a brain injury, and is used to working on their own and working within a team. The client is cared for by staff at the nursing home, but also has neurotherapy staff who support him. Much of the time, the support worker will be working on their own with the client.

About our client:

Client sustained a severe brain injury. He can verbally communicate but has significant cognitive impairments, and remains disorientated to where he is. He is wheelchair dependent and transfers with the assistance of 2 staff and the MoLift transfer aid. He has poor vision, and requires assistance with all activities of daily living. 

 It would be helpful if the candidate had an interest in the following:
• Music
• Cars

Required activities:

The support worker will be required to carry out guidelines and treatment plans provided by the therapy staff, e.g. UL exercises, engaging the client in games and additional stimulation, using the Alexa together to select and listen to music, and encouraging him to participate in more structured activities either at The home or individually etc.

Successful Candidates will: 

  • Have access to full Training - including Brain Injury Awareness Training 
  • CPD opportunities 
  • Will be subject to Full Enhanced DBS
  • Competitive Hourly Rate 
  • Gain Experience working with an MDT 

Successful candidate attributes:

Abilities, Skills & Behaviours

  • A genuine desire to make a positive difference to the lives of others with the ability to promote well-being through positive attitude and work practices
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and be a well-integrated team member.
  • Willingness to participate in continuing professional development
  • Flexible and positive approach to work patterns/schedules and business needs
  • Excellent punctuality, reliability and a strong desire to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Caring, friendly and empathetic approach to clients with the ability to build professional relationships
  • Ability to remain calm and collective in a difficult and pressurised situation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate good organisational and time management skills
  • Have basic computer skills (Word, Outlook & Excel)
  • Have at least six months experience of working in a support worker role or similar, in the past three years.
  • Must have a Full UK Driving License and access to your own car
  • Have Experience in the field of Psychology 
  • Willing to become self-employed 

Benefits of working for NeuroSupport Services:

Full enhanced DBS

Liability Insurance

Yearly Mandatory Training

Food/Drink shift Allowance

Partial Mileage and Travel time covered 

Flexible working to meet your own requirements

We offer flexible work patterns - full time, part time, ad-hoc and a variety of shifts with our clients to suit any life style!

Type:
Contract
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
Ongoing
Job Reference:
DW-Redhill
Job ID:
221360583

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