Support Worker

Ref: MB/NC

Are you enthusiastic, reliable and empathetic? Could you support an individual to manage everyday tasks using your initiative and dynamic personality? If so, we have a male client with an acquired brain injury in the Oxfordshire area who requires a part time flexible support worker.

As an avid music fan and keen amateur dramatist this client requires applicants with vibrant personalities and a good sense of humour, who can keep pace with his busy lifestyle as well as respecting the quieter more reflective times.

The successful candidate may possess the appropriate skills from previous experience within a health and social care environment or similar setting, although this is desirable it is not essential as full and ongoing training is provided.

You will be providing support and guidance in a number of key areas, to include;

  • Transport to and from appointments and social activities
  • Support with diet and a healthy lifestyle
  • Encouragement to exercise
  • Suggesting alternative and creative activities
  • Prompts for medication
  • Occasional support for holidays and shorter breaks

Although this role involves working 1:1 with the client, as a support worker you will also be required to work closely with the client’s family and other team members to provide a cohesive approach to his support and maximise opportunities for the client to engage with his peers. You will be expected to work alongside and in respect of systems and processes that promote individual choice and control.

This client is an insulin dependent diabetic and requires to monitor his blood sugar throughout the day, the client is independent with this process, however, as a support worker it is expected and good practice to be mindful that the levels remain within a safe range.

Essential requirements;

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliable, trustworthy and responsible

Hours: Flexible

Excellent rates of pay available.

This role is subject to two excellent references and a successful Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer