Title: Bank Adult Support Worker
Location: Cleobury Mortimer, DY14
Nearest Station: Ludlow
Wage: £15.00 Gross per hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience of working in a care environment with adults with disabilities, excellent spoken English and Non-smoker. Must live within a 40 minute radius.
Desirable: Basic administration & IT skills, NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or above
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Bank contracts available, 12-hour shifts Monday to Sunday
Family/Client Pets: Looking to get a dog in the future
About this client
Tom, 41, is an active, friendly and sociable man who loves family life. He enjoys playing on the PlayStation, fishing, going to the gym, cinema and listening to music. Tom is a Veteran, having served in the Armed Forces for nearly 20 years, this is a big part of his life. Due to Tom's Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), he experiences profound neurological, communication and mobility difficulties. He also has epilepsy. All of this affects his daily living skills, general performance day to day and his social integration. Tom will require assistance with his personal care.
Overview of role:
As Tom’s Support Worker you will help him manage aspects of his daily life, both at home and in the community. The role is focused on maximising Tom’s independence and wellbeing by providing companionship, encouragement and advice. You will also enable him by supporting his rehabilitation needs and creating a stimulating environment for him whilst ensuring his safety and minimising any risks. Overall, helping to enhance Tom’s quality of life and aid him in achieving his goals. Bank contracts are being offered to cover staff sickness and holidays. There is the potential for additional overnight sleeping shifts, this will be mutually agreed.
Who this job would suit:
This role will suit a friendly and upbeat Support Worker with a good sense of humour who can demonstrate a person-centered approach and can remain calm and composed when faced with challenging situations. Tom really dislikes lateness and impoliteness, so punctuality is key! A driver is essential and someone who has their car would be preferrable due to the location of the client’s house. A car can be provided to use when on duty. Tom lives with his young child, so experience of being around young children is preferable.
What’s great about this job:
This is a fantastic position where you can be part of a wide multi-disciplinary team where full mandatory training will be provided and direct therapeutic training from the therapist team in aid of Tom’s rehabilitation.
Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
Rachael is recruiting for this role
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