Support Worker

  • Location:

    Twickenham, UK

  • Sector:

    ABI/Neurological Disorders

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £13.00 - £15.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    76/SW/TWICKENHAM/24

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-10

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

We are looking for a female Support Worker close to the Twickenham of Greater London. Due to the client’s needs it is essential that you speak English and Punjabi in order to build a therapeutic relationship and communicate with the family.

Who will you be supporting and at what times? 

You will be supporting a young boy with severe physical and cognitive impairments, as a result of sustaining a brain injury. You would be supporting the young boy before and after school between the hours of 6am-8am, and possibly 4-6pm, Monday to Friday, during term times as the relationship with the young boy and his family builds, with the opportunity of extra hours in school holidays.

Pay rates

  • Mon - Fri £13.00 per hour
  • Sat & Sun £15.00 per hour
  • Nights - flat rate of £91.00
  • Bank holiday of £15.00

Who will you be working for?

Our client has a strong ethos of family friendly support to individuals living with Acquired Brain Injuries. Their support reflects the uniqueness of the individual and they provide bespoke, person-centred care to give people and their families the best quality of life possible.  This is a truly rewarding role where you can make a positive impact in a young person’s life and to also work for an organisation with a genuine passion to make a difference in their clients’ lives.

Support Worker – Job Description

You will be pivotal in providing support to the child’s physical and social-emotional care. You will help provide personal care and respite to his Mother. The role will also involve:

  • Delivering PEG feed nutrition.
  • Assisting with physiotherapy and safe manual handling.
  • Help engage and stimulate the child in his home.
  • Follow and update care plans.
  • Some light household duties to support the family.

What are the requirements for this role?

  • You will need to speak Punjabi and good use of English.
  • It is essential that you hold NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, or equivalent.
  • Previous experience of working with children or individuals with Brain Injuries is desirable.
  • Full driving licence is desirable.
  • Above all, you will need to be empathetic and caring, and show a strong desire for making a difference in a young boy’s life.

How do I apply or ask a Question?

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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 female.