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Support Worker

Mayfield, Midlothian
£17.00 to £19.00 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Support Worker East Sussex TN hours per week £17.00-£19.00 per hour Embrace HR Limited is a specialist HR provider to firms Court of Protection teams. We are looking for a dedicated support worker with a genuine caring profile and a good sense of humour with the ability to learn and implement prescribed therapy to support our adult client who has an acquired brain injury. You will be required to work alongside our client in a facilitative role, enabling his integration into the community, supporting his day-to-day needs and sourcing suitable local facilities for social integration and therapy rehabilitation. You will earn £17 per hour Monday to Friday day shifts, £19 per hour Saturday and Sunday shifts and £120 per sleep-in shifts. Hours of work Working days: Monday to Sunday shifts based on 3 days and 2 sleep-in nights (option for split shifts) Working hours: a combination of day shifts and sleep-in shifts totalling a maximum of 48 hours per week Potential for Saturday and Sunday by arrangement What can Embrace HR give to you? Are you the right person for us? Enhanced DBS Certificate adult workforce (applied for by employer if required) 3 years' driving experience and must be 26 years of age or above for car insurance purposes Able to drive an automatic vehicle although training will be provided to the right applicant Full clean UK drivers licence The driver s license must not have drink/driving endorsements Good level of spoken English Punctual, committed and dependable A calm temperament, trustworthy, reliable with a good sense of humour Ability to apply common sense A strong personality to complement the client s needs Willing to attend gym and swimming sessions Satisfactory references Right to work in the UK What will your role as a Support Worker look like? To follow the care plans and risk assessments and be involved in the development of the overall support plan To work on a physiotherapy programme under the supervision and guidance of the neuro physiotherapist to implement taught strategies to increase functioning and manage memory, cognitive problems and behaviours To work on an occupational therapists programme to increase both physical and psychological functional ability To work on Speech/communication under the supervision of a speech therapist to encourage confidence in all communications Generally, to work on an active programme of support to include a range of activities, supporting recommendations made by the treating therapists To support our client to access a range of meaningful activities both within the home and in the community To support our client and maintain a role within the family Escort to therapy sessions and for outings using the family s automatic vehicle To accompany our client and his family on holidays (by arrangement) To maintain communication with the therapists, case manager, the client s family and other support team members Participate in meetings called by the therapists, case manager or the client s family Respect the need for confidentiality on occasions when the client or his family speak/communicate on matters of a private and personal nature Enable the client to make choices and decisions wherever possible As a professional member of the staff team, support colleagues where necessary If you are ready to start your career with Embrace HR, then click APPLY now! We can t wait to hear from you! Embrace HR works with third party employment agencies. Once you have submitted your application it will be passed to the third party Recruiter who is responsible for processing your application. This will include holding and sharing your personal data, our legal basis for this is legitimate interest subject to your declared interest in a job. Our privacy policy can be found on our website and we can be contacted to confirm who your application has been forwarded to
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  • Job Reference: 707251583-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Embrace HR
    Embrace HR
  • Location: Mayfield, Midlothian
  • Salary: £17.00 to £19.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent