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Support Worker in Bristol DW/SK/Bristol

  • Location: Bristol
  • Rate: £8.25 per hour Monday to Friday. £9 per hour Saturday and Sunday. Sleep-ins are paid at £8.21 per hour.
  • Job Type: Fulltime

Job Description

Are you looking for challenging but rewarding part time work where you can use your interpersonal and professional skills and experience?  Do you want the opportunity to build a solid platform of work experience to establish your career in community neuro rehabilitation?  Can we rely on you to contribute to our bespoke well trained team?

The job: The client is an active man in his early 30’s who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury over 10 years ago.

Pay Rate: £8.25 per hour Monday to Friday. £9 per hour Saturday and Sunday. Sleep-ins are paid at £8.21 per hour.

What: Rehabilitation workers use a range of skills to encourage and support the client by providing physical and emotional support, assistance, organisation and transport.  Team members work together with the client, his family and a number of professionals to contribute to the client maximising his independence and maintaining an excellent quality of life.

When: The rehabilitation team is generally organised in 21.5 hour shifts – 11.30-09.00 [week days, weekends including sleep-in nights] although some shorter shifts are provided during the week.

How:  Following your training and shadowing an experienced member of our team, you will work independently with the client for shifts, sometimes this can be 2 back to back shifts. Approximately 3-4 shifts are available per month, with the possibility of more to cover holidays and sickness.

Where: The client currently lives in Shirehampton, Bristol.

 About us:  We are a highly specialist neuro rehabilitation management team based in the community.  We support people who have sustained the most severe injuries to rebuild their lives again.  We offer a valuable opportunity to join a team of supportive colleagues and work under the direction of professionals who are experts in their field within a home environment.                          We like to develop our colleagues and will support them to learn new transferable skills highly valued in professional and personal life.  Employment for this role is via a well-established national company who deliver bespoke rehabilitation packages in the community.   Attractive package, extensive training and ongoing support given.

About you:  You must be reliable, a driver, flexible, enthusiastic, patient, resourceful and be prepared to join the team for at least one year.  You might have skills and interests that we can engage therapeutically to promote rehabilitation.  If you would like us to consider you as a serious candidate please email Donna Wilkinson (Donna .Wilkinson@homecaredirect.co.uk) in the first instance and attach your CV with a contact telephone number.   Tell us why our client will enjoy working with you and how you will contribute to the team.

 

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