Salary: £12.50 per hour
Hours: 19 Per Week
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the role of a Support Worker in the Otley area. We are looking for a flexible, driven, committed, reliable and enthusiastic individual to work with our client in her thirties, who sustained an acquired brain injury.
The client lives independently with support during the day from 8am – 7pm. . The contracted hours will cover 7 shifts (11 hours) in a 4 week rolling period.
The role involves providing prompts, reminders and supervision to the client so that she can engage in activities of daily living and in addition to this, supporting her to access community activities. Our client has an active rehabilitation plan and requires support to participate effectively with exercise programmes and vocational activities.
We are seeking an individual with excellent communication and organisational skills, and the ability to follow clear plans set out by rehabilitation professionals. Applicants require an empathetic and dynamic approach, and the ability to maximise the client’s choice and control over her activities.
Our client does not require personal care. A car driver with own car is essential and being able to drive our client to activities is an integral part of the role. In addition to the supporting role, applicants will require to have some IT experience for recording of information.
Appointment will be made following successful 2-stage interview and in line with the company’s safe recruitment policy.
Whilst not essential, experience in working with brain injury is desirable. Successful applicants will receive full training and supervision from the case manager and other professionals where required.