|Title||Brain Injury Support Worker/Rehabilitation Assistant – (Home Care Preferred)|
|Closing Application Date|
We currently have opportunities for support workers to work with clients who have sustained a brain injury (through illness or either through accident) and want to get their lives back on track. Successful candidates will be warm and positive in their approach in caring for someone with a brain injury, you will be enthusiastic about the role you play in the lives of your client, you will build bonds with the people you look after as well as providing person-centred brain injury care. You will have the ability to plan, motivate, use their initiative, be patient, creative and be non-judgemental. You will be supported by our experienced office team, support manager as well as multidisciplinary therapists. All successful candidates will be required to complete our comprehensive induction and training programme. A minimum 6 months’ experience in health care, ideally working with people with acquired/traumatic brain injury or long term neurological conditions is desirable. Overseas nurses, psychologist and other relevant health care professionals waiting for their registration as well as occupational therapy, social worker, psychology students or graduates looking for work experience are welcome to apply.
Providing care for adults with brain injury
Brain Injury Support Manager and Registered Care Manager
Quality of care provided and timekeeping
To work as part of a team providing high quality person-centred care and support to clients to remain independent in their own homes, reflecting the Home Care Preferred Values.
To assist clients with activities of daily living as per assessment and care plan completed by the Support Manager
Duties are varied and personalised to the Service User’s needs such as:
The team member would be expected to:
Working hours will vary depending on the client needs and availability of the support assistant . This can involve either live in care or shift work. Terms and conditions of employment are as per your employment contract and staff handbook. Team members are expected to arrive on time for all shifts.
Care Certificate, Mandatory Training, Practical Training as well as bespoke brain injury training must be completed before commencement
of employment unless the candidate has already QCF/ NVQ level 2 and completed brain injury training within the last 6 month. Team members will also be required to attend on-going training from time to time to maintain their skills and to comply with Home Care Preferred policy and procedure. There is also a three-monthly in-service review meeting and in-house training.
A smart casual appearance is required at all times with sensible footwear. Jewellery must be kept to a safe minimum. Support workers are
provided with ID cards which are to be clearly presented during each shift.
How to Apply
Please either email: firstname.lastname@example.org or complete an on-line
application form at www.homecarepreferred.com/careers
HR & Recruitment Executive
HOME CARE PREFERRED
49 Station Road
London N21 3NB
T: 0208 364 3670