Support Worker

Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd
£20,000 - £24,999
12 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Support Worker in the Croydon area of South London for our client, a 57-year-old man who has an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and underlying mental health issues. He requires support following several years in a hospitalised setting following brain injury, he will be moving to the Croydon area in the Summer 2018. He will require 1-1 /2-1 support, 24hours a day, 7 days a week.

We are looking for an enthusiastic character to motivate and encourage our client in his understanding of the world and re-learning of life skills. You will be working in the individual’s home and be accountable to the Team Leader and Case Manager.

What are the responsibilities of a Support Worker?

  • Maintaining therapy routines and providing a varied programme of activities and interests both within and outside the client’s home;
  • Support our client with his daily living skills and work with him to enable him to live as independently as possible;
  • Ensure the client’s health and well-being at all times;
  • Administering medication;
  • Support the client with his behavioural needs in line with guidelines implemented by his therapy team.
What experience is required?

  • Knowledge and experience of brain injury is vital as is flexibility and a positive attitude to rehabilitation.
  • You need to have a good command of the English Language as our client has communication difficulties.
  • Above all, you will be a caring and compassionate individual who is a good team player.
Please note that a clean driving licence, successful DBS Disclosure and referencing is required.

This is a truly rewarding job where you can make a positive impact in an individual’s life and to also work for an organisation with a genuine desire to make a difference in their clients lives. We understand the value of a positive working rapport with both our clients and their families, so we always adopt a supportive team approach to care. As such, we offer fantastic benefits and rewards, including:

  • £11.00 per hour;
  • Full-time, part-time and bank hours available;
  • Day shifts;
  • Induction and clinical training;
  • 4 week rolling rota maintained;
  • Work place pension;
  • Statutory annual leave entitlement;
  • Ongoing support and professional development.
So, if you are a positive, reliable individual and you are interested in this Support Worker job, then please click on “Apply.”

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