26 Sep

Brain Injury Support Workers Buddys Jobs Vacancy at Case Management Rehabilitation Solutions Reading

Position
Brain Injury Support Workers Buddys
Company
Case Management Rehabilitation Solutions
Location
Reading ENG
Opening
26 Sep, 2017 23 days ago

Case Management Rehabilitation Solutions Reading urgently required following position for Brain Injury Support Workers Buddys. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Brain Injury Support Workers Buddys Jobs Vacancy at Case Management Rehabilitation Solutions Reading Jobs Details:

About The Role

About the roles:
We require two Support Workers/Buddy/Carers to support our Client, a 22 year old man who lives in a Choice Care Group Home for young adults with learning difficulties. He lives with six other men in a house in the village of Burghfield near Reading. He has had a brain injury resulting in difficulties with all cognitive functioning and has particular problems with executive functioning, his ability to control his behaviour and limited appreciation of risk to himself and others.
He is registered blind and has partial sightedness, however, he copes well and is able to function at a high level despite his visual impairments.
Our Client is keen to develop and pursue a fulfilling and rewarding structured week of activities.

Support Worker/ Buddy/ Carer Role Overview:
You will be expected to assist our Client in developing and implementing strategies for his domestic, social and leisure activities and to support him in carrying out voluntary work with the objective of enabling him to pursue a fulfilling and active lifestyle. The work may involve supporting our client to complete leisure and rehabilitation programs such as shopping trips, farm trips bowling and football and potentially breaks away or holidays, as appropriate as directed by treating professionals.
Assistance and training will be given by his Case Manager/Occupational Therapist. Support needs to be flexible in approach and will involve weekends.

Location:
Reading, Berkshire.

Hours:Two posts are available:
1) Weekday Support Worker: 18 hours per week, to be worked Monday, Wednesday and Friday for a duration of 6 hours per day, which can be worked very flexibly as agreed with the Client.
2) Weekend Support Worker: 6 hours per week, to be worked every Saturday, and very flexibly as agreed with the Client.

Remuneration:
£11 to £15 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. 5.6 weeks Annul leave, sickness entitlement and ongoing training and support provided.
Interviews will be held in Reading on Monday 11th September 2017
This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

About You

Support Worker/ Buddy/ CarerAttributes:
Willingness to work flexibly
Experience of working with adults with brain injury advantageous, but enthusiasm, patience and a willingness to learn is desirable.
Good communication skills, initiative, tact and diplomacy are all required.
Being proactive, encouraging, creative and having a good sense of humour are all important.
Team player with Understanding of importance of feedback to qualified members of the team
Able to think creatively and ability to use own initiative
Reliable, punctual, trustworthy and understanding of importance of confidentiality.
Ability to learn new skills
Support Worker/ Buddy/ Carers will be expected to be a good role model and lead by example.
A full driving licence is essential and willingness to use own car for work purpose

Desirable:
NVQ or equivalent in care
Experience of working with people with brain injury
Computer skills
Experience of working in a role of Buddy / PA
Basic understanding of the principles of rehabilitation
Previous experience of mentoring young adults in social settings
Experience of working with a client who is in a care home
Awareness of visual difficulties
An interest in football
An interest in outdoor pursuits e.g. farm trips, shopping trips, bowling
About Us
ILS provide Case Management and Rehabilitation Services on a nationwide scale.

When a persons life has been changed by injury, we address the practicalities. We work with children and adults who have had moderate or catastrophic, complex injuries. We assess individual needs and are able to provide a comprehensive Case Management and Rehabilitation Service designed to maximise independence.

We're currently celebrating our 25th anniversary and are proud to be one of the UK's leaders in Case Management and Rehabilitation Services.

ILS recruit on behalf of their clients and therefore, if you are successfully recruited, you will be employed directly by our client or their Deputy appointed by the Court of Protection. However, ILS will manage your day to day employment, providing you with the support you need to carry out your role. Working as a Carer or Support Worker for an ILS client means that you will have a dedicated Case Manager to oversee your client's care needs.
For more detailed information about working as a carer or support worker for ILS, please visit: http://www.indliv.co.uk/about-us/careers/work-as-a-carer-support-worker


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