Female Support Worker
Posted: April 16, 2021
£27K - £29K / Hour
The AICS Group specialises in providing community-based rehabilitation and support to clients who suffered from a brain injury.
AICS Group is looking for a Female Support Worker to work with our Female client who lives in Romford. This role provides immense job satisfaction within a busy and varied environment, working with a range of health and social care professionals.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Client: Our client sustained an Acquired Brain Injury in 2010, and presents with complex needs.
It would be preferable for the ideal candidate to have experience in working with Brain Injury and/ or clients who have sustained a neurological injury such as Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and /or has worked within an educational setting as a teaching assistant. Any Support worker will need to be flexible, committed, energetic, motivated, and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with a range of skilled professionals and family.
The shift pattern is from 8am to 8pm or 8am to 10pm 7 days a week but may change in line with the client’s needs.
Saturday and Sunday= Day shift: 08:00 am to 8 pm or 8 am to 10 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thrsday= Night Shift: 08:00 pm to 8:00 am or 10 pm to 8 am
Need to be a Driver
Minimum 1 year of experience in health and social care, preferably with adults or children who have sustained a brain injury, basic understanding of cognitive, emotional and physical impairment, demonstrate ability to relate respectfully to people with physical disabilities, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to liaise with other professionals daily, good planning, organisational, and problem solving skills and be able to use initiative in a range of situations, ability to take a person centred approach, experience in medication administration, personal care and manual handling.
Ability to think outside the box, facilitate ongoing, age-appropriate activities, learning and support to client in their home and in the community.
Current and clean UK driver’s license, experience of providing care to people living in the community
Rewards what you get in addition:
Flexible working days, Full time and part-time roles, Competitive pay rates, Mandatory Training (T&C), Brain Injury Training, we offer training based on clients’ needs and requirements