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Male/Female Support Worker

NeuroSupport Services Ltd

Shropshire

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£12 - £14/hour Partial paid mileage

SY45HN

Posted: 06/06/2024

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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 POSITION

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE ,IT IS MANDATORY 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: Male/Female Support Worker
Location: Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5HN
Hourly Rate: £12-£14 per hour depending on experience.
Driver Essential? Yes
Gender Preference:This role is open to *Male and Female* applicants.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours:

Monday: 09:30am - 15:30pm

Tuesday: 09:30am - 15:30pm

Saturday/Sunday: 09:30am - 22:30pm (every other week)

There are then additional shifts to help out when other team members are on holiday or unavailable. Support is provided 24-hours so the other shift times are:

15.30pm – 22.30pm

22.30pm – 09.30am - waking night

About you-Essential Experience:

Ideally experience of working with clients with brain injury, particularly clients with cognitive impairment and behaviours that may challenge. Must be engaging and spirited. Good communication skills. Would suit those with therapy background and/or
psychology background.
Will not suit those with a standard “care background”.

Required activities:

- Prompting with personal care

- Medication

- Preparing meals

- Completing planned activities including shopping, taking to social activities, planning social activities

- Completing therapy programmes

- Light cleaning

- Giving feedback and challenge

- Managing dietary intake

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

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