Brain Injury Support Worker (GS) £11.50ph

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Specialists in Brain and Spinal Injury

Libertatem Healthcare Group’s philosophy is a simple one:

· Independence – Our clients independence is key to every decision we make

· Communication is vital to achieving the optimum outcomes

· Our People are our biggest asset

*Previous Applicants need NOT Apply

Libertatem Healthcare is seeking to recruit *Due to our clients’ needs* an Experienced Female Support Worker to work with our client in Knebworth, Hertfordshire.

The client is in her late 20s and she is living with a severe acquired brain injury. She has a range of needs with respect to her healthcare, and communication. The client requires assistance with all aspects of her personal care. The client lives at home with her grandfather in her own annexe of the house.

Your role will be to provide support and care with her daily activities and to work with the rest of the support and therapy teams to develop the client’s communication skills, to promote a greater degree of independence in her daily regime and to assist her to expand her social and leisure interests.

The client is supported by a multi-disciplinary team which includes, a physiotherapist, a speech and language therapist and an occupational therapist. The client’s rehabilitation and support is co-ordinated by the case manager.

The support team is supported and directly supervised by the support worker Team Leader.

Hours

Week 1

Mondays – 9am – 4pm

Tuesdays – 3pm – 9pm

Wednesdays – 3pm – 9pm

Week 2

Mondays – 3pm – 9pm

Tuesdays – 3pm – 9pm

Wednesdays – 9am – 4pm

Week 3

Fridays – 3pm – 9pm

Saturdays – 9am – 4pm

Sundays – 3pm – 9pm

Week 4

As for week 3

Responsibilities

· Assisting with rehabilitation program

· Supporting our client to access the community

· Providing encouragement and motivation

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Training

You will be provided with full training prior to commencing work with our client

*An Enhanced DBS Check is required for the role

Benefits

· Extensive training

· Regular supervisions

· Annual appraisal

· Weekly Pay

· Holiday pay

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in support work working alongside experienced therapists and professionals.

Our Safeguarding Commitment
Libertatem Healthcare Group recognise the benefits of people and organisations working together to prevent and stop both the risks and experience of abuse or neglect, whilst balancing the right to be safe with the right to make informed choices. At the same time, making sure that adult’s and children’s wellbeing is promoted including taking into consideration their views, wishes, feelings and beliefs in deciding on any action. With this in mind, we will work to adhere to the six key principles that underpin all safeguarding work

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