Support Worker : Care Assistant

This is an exciting and very rewarding opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Support Worker/Care Assistant to become part of a private team caring for a young man with a traumatic brain injury within his own home and to support in the participation of community activities.

The Role:

You will be providing care to a young man with physical disabilities meaning that he requires assistance with all activities of daily living.

He also has cognitive impairments and so requires encouragement and support from people committed to offering him choice and meaningful involvement in his daily life.

Our client is a determined, fun and good-humoured young man, intent on making great progress.

He enjoys a range of activities both at home and in the local community.

Responsibilities:

? You will be responsible for creating opportunities for meaningful activity in this young man's life whilst supporting him to participate in activities that challenge him.
? You will be responsible for all aspects of personal care and the administration of medication.
? You will be responsible for completing documentation to a high standard.


Our Ideal Support Worker - Care Assistant

This job is more than just caring, as it is a one on one caring position you will required to have drive, motivation and be prepared to assist in promoting his rehabilitation, including physio and SLT.

Quite often good negotiation skills are needed to de-escalate frustration and challenging behaviour.

This position will suite someone who likes playing games, organising activities and filling the clients life with meaningful activities.

Experience:

? Experience in care delivery in the community an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.
? A knowledge of working with young adults with traumatic brain injury and a complex presentation would be advantageous.
? Car driver preferred.
? We have a guaranteed 24 hours per week available plus bank hours and a view for mor


  • Location: PO6 1DA
  • Salary: 12-13 Per Annum £12 Per Hour Weekdays & £13 Per Hour Weekends
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Career Kinetics
  • Posted: 10-May-2022
  • Posted on: jobit.co.uk