Greater London
£17.00 - £19.00 Gross per Hour

DA6 | Brain Injury Support Worker

Ref: 1977| Posted: 22nd Jul 2021

Brain Injury Support Worker 

Location: Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6
Wage: Minimum: £31,800.00 + Gross per Annum | £17.00 Weekdays | £19.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Brain Injury experience and previously worked within a family setting, non-smoker/vaper.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 hours per week. 3x12 hour shifts, 8.00am – 8.00pm
Family Pets: Yes, 2 cats. 
Recruiter: Jade Coffey

About this client:
William is 49 years old and lives in Bexleyheath with his partner and 10-year-old daughter. He enjoys art and crafts, carpentry, getting out and about, and spending time with his family. William sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury and as a result requires additional support 24/7 to live an independent life, 2:1 support during the day and 1:1 night carer.  William is capable to make his own decisions and needs his care team to continually promote his independence.  William can communicate verbally, although his vocab is limited. Whilst at home with the assistance of his support worker he can walk around the house, when he is outdoors, he uses a wheelchair. William has Type 1 diabetes.

Overview of role:
Providing practical, emotional, and therapeutic support on a 2:1 basis. The Support Worker will facilitate and enable William to maintain his role within his family, contribute to family life and continue being a father. You will support him at home with practical tasks and support him to access the community, participate in activities and explore new interests.

The Support Worker will work with William and support him to complete his therapy and rehabilitation programmes provided by his therapist. William is making good progress and we are keen to continue on this path.

The role is a full-time, permanent position and will require some weekend work. We are unable to offer set shifts and the rota is provided 4 weeks in advance. Additional hours worked outside the contracted 36, paid at the hourly rate.

Who this job would suit:
A proactive, resourceful, and motivated Support Worker with a keen interest and focus on rehabilitation and therapies. The Support Worker will have previous experience supporting a client with a brain injury and previously worked in a family setting.

What’s great about this job:
This is a dynamic and exciting role, one in which your input with make a real difference to William and his family. Excellent training opportunities and competitive payrates.

Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration.