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Support Worker

Posted 11 days ago

  • Chorley, Lancashire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago

Description



Pay rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour - Based on Days/Weekend Shifts
 
Full UK Drivers license required due to tasks required whilst on shift.
Shift Pattern:
Monday 7am - 5pm,
Tuesday 11am - 6pm,
Wednesday 10am - 9:30pm,
Thursday 11am - 6pm,
Friday 11am, 6pm,
Sat 11am-6pm
Location: Chorley
Unfortunately we cannot provide VISA sponsorship and we do not hire on a relocation basis, you must currently be based within a commutable distance to Chorley.
This role will be supporting a gentleman who presents disabilities closely associated to cerebral palsy and has other cognitive disabilities, disabilities with social and communication functioning.
He requires a strong Support Worker who can accompany him during his day to day activities which includes attending college classes and being out in the community.
This is a permanent position.
Requirements: 

  • Worked as a carer previously in the UK (Preferably atleast 3 months experience)

  • Experience working closely with families of the supported (Preferred)

  • Experience managing cerebral palsy would be beneficial but not essential

  • Experience working with brain injuries would be beneficial but not essential

  • Full UK drivers license is MANDATORY to be considered for this role

  • Clinical experience would be beneficial but not essential, as you will potentially have to assist with various duties as well as personal care.


At Team Brain Injury, we support adults and young people who have needs attributed to Brain/Spinal injuries and or Mental Health conditions with associated complex needs. 
Our goal is to empower them to integrate more within their community whilst maintaining their independence and personal choice.
 
We are also committed to the continuing development of all our team members, so we can empower them to lead fulfilling careers in care.

Your role is support is to meet his medical, personal care and day-to-day assistance needs. You will work alone and as part of a team, operating on shifts to provide 24/7 care.
If you are resilient, reliable and looking for a role that truly makes a difference to someone else’s life then we want to hear from you.”

Key Responsibilities


If you are resilient, reliable, empathetic and looking for a role that truly makes a difference to someone else’s life then we want to hear from you.
Our support workers cover all manners of support for others – from companionship and days out, to personal care and housekeeping.
You’ll receive fully paid, on the job training and you’ll have the opportunity to build your skills whilst cultivating a trusted relationship with the person you support.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise


You’ll need to:

  • Be caring and approachable

  • Hold a Full UK drivers license & have your own vehicle

  • Be patient and welcoming

  • Be Helpful, reliable & professional

  • A positive outlook

  • Able to help with personal care

  • Able to prepare meals

  • Potentially administer medication and Ideally hold an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in Health & Social Care or related topic, or be willing to study towards this

Benefits


  • Access to Westfield Rewards – an exclusive rewards website, with access to special offers on all your favourite goods and services from over 1,000 leading online and high street retailers, restaurants , travel companies and destinations

  • Access to the Blue Light Card discount scheme

  • Opportunity to obtain NVQ’s in Health and Social Care

  • Fully paid on the job training, with shadowing in place

  • Fully paid DBS

  • Contracts available

  • Progression opportunities within the organisation

  • Pension enrolment

  • Access to Westfield Health Cash Plan

  • 24/7 management support 


  • A great Refer a Friend scheme – receive up to £500 when you refer a friend and they pass their probation!

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About Team Brain Injury

We are a leading healthcare provider in the UK, and a CQC Registered business, founded in 2006, with more than 800 employees who are part of the Bespoke Family. The business is at an exciting stage in its journey and growing quickly.  We work together in a wide variety of locations to support adults and children with complex care needs, and a range of both physical and mental disabilities. 
We are individual-centred and our clients' needs are at the heart of everything we do.  Our teams are passionate about working in close partnership with our clients, to provide outstanding, tailored care that promotes empowerment, and do everything possible to help our clients to access new experiences. 
Our areas of expertise include: Learning Disabilities & Autism, Spinal Injuries, Physical Disabilities, Brain Injuries, Mental Health Conditions and Children's Services.
We offer great opportunities for our support workers to join a dedicated client care team, in a supportive and friendly environment, with lots of scope for development and progression.
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