BN43 | Brain Injury Support Worker / PA - West Sussex

£16.50 Weekdays | £18.50 Weekends | Sleeping night rate: £223.51 (16-hour shift) All figures quoted in gross

Date Posted: Tuesday 21 May 2024

, Ref: 2778

Brain Injury Support Worker / PA, Shoreham, BN43. Fantastic role available for a professional Brain Injury Support Worker to join a care team providing 2:1 support to a sociable, outgoing, and adventurous 31-year-old. Up to £18.50 Gross per Hour

Nearest Tube/Station: Shoreham
Wage/Salary: £16.50 Weekdays | £18.50 Weekends | Sleeping night rate: £223.51 (16-hour shift) All figures quoted in gross
Driver Essential? Yes, essential. WAV for use whilst on duty
Essential: Confident with manual handling /hoisting, confident swimming/supporting a client during hydrotherapy, excellent communication skills
Desirable: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) experience
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 48 hours contracted per week, comprising of 8, 12, 16, and 24 hour shifts. Part-time contracts are also available. 
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Accommodation: Carer’s bedroom and ensuite for use whilst on duty
Recruiter: Jade jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client: Billy is 31 years old, living independently in a fully adapted home with the support and assistance of his care team in Shoreham, a short distance from the beach. His team provides 2:1 support, 24/7. Billy leads an active lifestyle, he has many hobbies and interests, including swimming (hydrotherapy), bowling, quizzing, cooking, and watching movies. He has recently taken up boxing and going to the gym.  Billy sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in his younger years, resulting in life changing injuries. He has complex cognitive and physical needs, reduced short-term memory and vision, complex tonal issues – predominantly low tone with dystonic patterning, and he is a wheelchair user. Billy’s speech is impaired, which at times, he finds frustrating. Within a short period of time of getting to know him, you become familiar with his speech, and this is no longer an obstacle. He has a great personality; he loves to get involved in jokes and banter. His team ensures Billy lives life to the full, and there is an opening for a full-time and part-time Brain Injury Support Worker / PA.

Overview of role: Billy’s team provide a mixture of day, waking night and sleeping night support, working on a 2:1 basis, the shifts range from 8 hours to 24 hours depending on your availability, the 16- and 24-hour shift, include a sleeping night shift. As Billy’s Support Worker / PA you will assist with all aspects of his health, care, medical, therapy and social plan. Billy is reliant on his team to assist and support with all aspects of his ADLs, accessing activities and supporting him to live independently. Much more information available about this fantastic position on application. Shift pattern: 8.00 am to 8.00pm, 8.00am to 4.00pm, 4.00pm to 8.00am, and 8.00pm to 8.00am. The client is unable to offer set shifts or days, however, they can be extremely flexible for the right person for Billy’s team. The team is managed by a Team Leader and Case Manager.

Who this job would suit: A proactive, dedicated, Professional Support Worker / PA with a true passion for making a positive impact and a real difference to their client’s life. Billy and his family value and respect the work his team do. Regardless of experience, it’s extremely important to Billy that you bring enthusiasm and open mindedness to this role with determination to enhance his day-to-day life and independence.

What’s great about this job: Working with Billy and his team is, of course, the best part of this role. You will receive a high level of training, supervision, and support throughout your time with Billy. Great job satisfaction, this is a position where you will know your input is making a difference. The working environment is friendly and welcoming, and you will be treated as a respected professional. Shift patterns offer a great work / life balance.

Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 

 

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