Rehabilitation Support Worker

22 Jan 2019
19 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Rehabilitation Support Worker required in Shropshire.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic brain injury rehabilitation support worker to join a small team supporting a gentleman with an acquired brain injury and some cognitive difficulties to live an independent and active life.

The role is for 21 hours per week plus sleep-in shifts, to be worked across a seven day week, to include days, nights and weekends. You may also be required to help with providing cover during periods of annual leave and sickness among the team.

Duties include prompting and supporting the client with personal care, as well as identifying and accessing a range of leisure activities in and around the local community, and implementing interventions recommended by a range of therapy professionals involved with the client’s care. You will be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the client while promoting his independence and social skills.

Experience of working with people with an acquired brain injury is essential, as is an ability to motivate others and promote independence. Candidates will need to have flexibility in their approach, a commitment to social inclusion and an enhanced DBS clearance. A full driving licence is also essential. An outgoing and fun personality would be desirable, while an interest in outdoor activities, music and swimming would be advantageous.

Job Type: Part-time

Rate of Pay:   

Weekdays £12.00 per hour, Weekends £13.50 per hour

Sleep-ins - £67.50 per shift (Monday - Thursday)

£70.20 per shift (Friday - Sunday)

Support workers will be expected to attend meetings and supervision as required outside of their usual working hours.

Required experience:

  • Support Work: Minimum 1 year

Job Location:

  • Shropshire

Required qualifications:

  • Care certificate or NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (preferable)

Interested? Please call 01844 214669 quoting reference BAL/DD 11/18

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