Support Worker, Knottingley
£11.00 - £12.00 per hour
We are looking for positive male Support Workers close to the Knottingley area of the West Yorkshire to support a gentleman living in his own home with an Acquired Brain Injury. If you have a passion for helping people and you want to make a difference in a person’s life, then this could be the perfect role for you.
This role is based in the Goole area of East Riding and is a 25-minute commute from Knottingley.
A special job like no other
You would be working with a specialist case management company who provide rehabilitation to clients living with brain injuries. They are offering a unique opportunity to join an established and supportive team focussed on helping to improve the client’s quality of life. They offer thorough training with therapists and existing team members so you will gain valuable experience which would support a long-lasting career in the field. The feeling of knowing you have a made difference is like no other, and you could share that feeling every day.
As this gentleman’s Support Worker, you will play a key role in maximising his rehabilitation. You will assist him with personal care, washing, dressing, driving to physio appointments and to social activities. He has a keen interest in sport and enjoys going fishing and to the local shopping centre. You will work closely with the Case Manager to understand the client’s challenging behaviours and the best practice to manage these behaviours.
Sound good? What experience is required?
- It is desirable that you hold NVQ level 2 or 3 Health & Social Care or any other relevant professional qualification;
- Experience and knowledge of Brain Injuries is also desirable;
- It is essential that you hold a full UK driving licence;
- Above all, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will have a good sense of humour, a patient nature and you will be passionate about the difference you can make in a person’s life.
If you are excited by this fantastic job opportunity, and you feel you have the qualities we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you. Don’t worry if you have any questions, once you apply, we will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
We are an equal opportunities employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a genuine occupational requirement to recruit a male Support Worker.