Full-Time Support Worker
Location: Seven Kings, IG3
Wage: £15.00 Weekdays | £17.00 Weekends, Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) experience and working within a family setting, clean driving licence, non-smoker/vaper.
Days & Hours: 36 hours per week. 3x12-hour shifts.
About this client/child:
Andrew is 31 years old; he has recently transitioned from a rehabilitation center to his own fully adapted home with the support of a full care team. Andrew sustained an Acquired Brain Injury and as a result, requires 24/7 support. He is fiercely determined and making good process with his rehabilitation, he self-propels his manual wheelchair and can walk for short distances with a gutter frame. Andrew’s short-term memory is limited, and he can find it difficult to process information. Andrew is a massive Manchester United Supporter, enjoys gaming, watching movies, and has become a keen Boccia player over the past few years.
Overview of role:
As Andrew’s Support Worker you will assist with personal care, his rehabilitation programme, and all therapeutic input. The role of the Support Worker is to enable and facilitate Andrew to live an independent life, and to continue making positive progress with his rehabilitation. The Support Worker will support Andrew at home, in the community, and at his day center, which he hopes to attend 3 days per week. This is a full-time permanent position; the Support Worker will be available to work a mixture of days and nights on a rota basis. Initially, Andrew will require Waking Night support, however, we are hopeful that this will transition to an On-call night in the future.
Shifts are 12 hours, starting at 8am or 8pm. Rates: £15.00 Weekdays/Night £17.00 Weekends/Nights. On-Call Night: £131.28 Weeknights £139.29 Weekend Nights. All figures quoted in Gross.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced, patient, and energetic Support Worker with excellent communication skills; it is essential for Andrew to receive clear and concise information due to his ABI. It is essential that you are confident in driving an adapted, automatic vehicle and have a clean driving licence. The successful candidate will either have a DBS registered on the Update Service or be willing to obtain a new certificate for this role (Costs covered)
What’s great about this job:
Andrew is embarking on very exciting next steps of his rehabilitation journey and you will be part of his team ensuring he continues to progress. This is a fantastic opportunity guaranteed to offer you full job satisfaction. You will learn many new skills and techniques whilst working alongside his therapy and rehab team.
Who is working with this client?
We are working in association with a 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.