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Live-In Support Worker

Ref: SW/RK

Are you enthusiastic, reliable and motivated? Could you support an individual to maximise their everyday life using your skills and experience? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to support a young male client with an acquired brain injury in their first steps into independent living.

Our client requires a permanent live in support worker to join a wider team who will be providing excellent levels of care and rehabilitation.

As a young and active adult this client requires resilient applicants with vibrant personalities and a good sense of humour, who can provide support both cognitively and emotionally on a daily basis as well as facilitate access to a structured programme of weekly activity. Our client will require someone who is able to help maintain a safe and structured environment.

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

  • Support with diet and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Supporting the client to engage in cultural and religious activities that are important to them.
  • Support with prompts for medication.
  • Occasional additional support for holidays, shorter breaks and social activities.
  • Maintaining a safe and structured environment

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 a wider team of support workers and clinical professionals delivering a community therapy programme.

Working hours: live-in (sleeping nights) 3 days on and 6 days off on a rota basis.

Essential requirements:

Genuine caring profile with ability to learn and implement prescribed therapy following training and assessment in regard to competence and confidence.

The ability to work using IT for email and support worker documentation.

Able to consider and support client’s cultural and religious values in all activity.

Candidates should be at a high skill level, ideally with a graduate level in health/psychology education.

Excellent communication skills. Reliable, trustworthy and responsible.

An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring.  Full training will be provided. A full driving licence would be preferable.

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer.

If you require any further information please contact Karen Tudor, Senior Recruitment Liaison Administrator on 01608 682522 or k.tudor@ccmservices.co.uk

Closing Date: 19 November 2021

 

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