GS/RN Brain Injury Support Worker £14.00ph
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 Group is seeking an Experienced Support Worker to work with our 26-year-old Male client who lives in Bridgwater, Somerset. Our client has quadriplegic Cerebral palsy from birth and is wheelchair dependent. He requires hoisting for all transfers and there is a ceiling track hoist in situ to facilitate this. Although he is wheelchair dependent he does have some movement in his upper limbs and enjoys playing games on his I-Pad.
Once you have tuned into our client’s speech and communication, you will find him to be a friendly, outgoing and happy young man who enjoys sports of all varieties.
Monday to Friday (10.00-14.00)- 20 hrs in total
· As part of his support team you will be responsible for assisting with:
· Collecting our client from school in his wheelchair accessible vehicle
· Assisting him to get changed from his school uniform
· Assisting to prepare his evening meal and drinks.
· Supporting him to eat and drink
· Playing games and assisting with any homework
· Some basic household tasks directly relating to our client’s bedroom and bathroom.
You will be provided with full training prior to commencing work with our client, and you will also be supported by our clinical lead nurse for the area.
*An Enhanced DBS Check is required for the role
· 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.