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Brain injury support worker
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £11.50 per hour (+holiday pay + Pension)
Job Ref: STAFF
Job Type:

Job description

Staffordshire, ST16

We are looking for highly motivated, skilled and reliable Care Assistant in the Staffordshire, ST16 area. Supporting a male client with an Acquired Brain Injury and Complex Behaviours in his own home on a one-to-one, 24/7 basis.

Shifts include daytime shifts with sleep ins on a rota basis. Ideally covering a 24-hour period per shift.

 

Benefits:

  • £11.50 per hour + holiday pay + pension!
  • Free care certificate
  • Comprehensive in-house training to develop your knowledge and skills and support you in your role with us and any future career/educational pursuits.
  • Referral bonus of £200 per support worker/HCA/Care Assistant and £300 per RMN/RNLD if you refer a colleague
  • Eligibility to apply for the Blue Light scheme
  • Staff awards
  • No uniform required

Salary:

£11.50 per hour

Your role would include:

  • Supporting with daily living tasks including maintaining healthy diet, domestic responsibilities, attending appointments and managing correspondence.
  • Cognitive and behavioural support via the use of effective management strategies.
  • Supporting with rehabilitation, including Occupational Therapy sessions.
  • Access to meaningful activities in the community and within the home.
  • Maintaining daily records.

You will need:

  • Caring, patient and empathetic nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivation to make a difference to our clients
  • Experience of supporting clients with an Acquired Brain Injury and Complex Behaviours (Desirable, not essential)

 

All successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check, if not already registered on the update service. You will also be required to supply two satisfactory references.

 

 

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Established in 2001, VP Forensic Ltd. is a nationwide specialist health and social care provider. We support people with brain injury, learning disability, mental health difficulties and physical disability, in secure services and the community.

VP Forensic supports clients and teams in secure services nationwide.

VP Complex Care provides support & rehabilitation to people in the community to help them live functional & fulfilling lives.

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