KT2 | Full-Time Support Worker - Surrey

£14.00 - £16.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1653 Date Posted: Thursday 09 Jul 2020
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Title: Full-Time Support Worker
Location: Kingston upon Thames, KT2  
Nearest Tube/Station: Hampton Wick, New Malden  
Wage: £14.00 Weekdays | £16.00 Weekends (Days / Waking Nights) £9.33 on-call nights weekdays | £10.66 on-call nights weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On Duty, adapted vehicle, automatic drive
Essential: Experience supporting a young adult with complex care needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Shifts are either 8.00am to 8.15pm, or 8.00pm to 8.15am. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer set shifts, the rota is provided 4 weeks in advance.  
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable

About this client/child:
Our client Charbel is 23 years old, he sustained a severe Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) following a road traffic accident just over 2 years ago. Charbel has made a remarkable recovery thanks to his determination and strength, he has been wholly supported on his truly amazing recovery journey by his loving and faithful family. Charbel communicates using a letterboard, voice, and phone. He is committed to engaging in his therapy and continues to exceed expectations in relation to his recovery. He is now brushing his teeth without assistance, can help dress himself and is completing standing transfers with some assistance. Charbel is very keen to get back to his academic studies and he is hopeful that with the support of his therapy team, he will be able to enroll on a suitable course as and when the time is right.

Charbel is currently reliant on his wheelchair and continues to improve his strength and physical abilities with regular physio and hydrotherapy. He also has OT, and Speech Therapy. Charbel will require 2:1, 24-hour support in his new home. He has a PEG but eating most of his meals, so it is hoped that this will be removed at some point in the future.  

Overview of role:
Providing hands-on support for Charbel, working alongside one of his team members, providing 2:1 support and working a mixture of day and nights shifts (waking and on-call), flexibility is essential. Charbel has an intensive therapy and rehabilitation program in place which is implemented daily, as well as meeting his therapy needs you will assist with all other aspects of his care plan including manual handling and personal care.

Who this job would suit:
A proactive, compassionate, and understanding support worker. An excellent communicator and a team player. 

What’s great about this job:
An excellent opportunity to make a real difference and support a remarkable young man.

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Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200 

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