Support Worker

  • Location:

    Sheffield, UK

  • Sector:

    ABI/Neurological

  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    434/SW/SHEFFIELD

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

  • Salary:

    £13.50 per hour

Full or Part-Time, job vacancy for a Female Support Workers Sheffield area of South Yorkshire to support a young 14-year-old girl living with an acquired brain injury.  Car Driver Essential.

Key Information

  • £13.50 per hour weekdays, £14.50 per hour weekends.
  • Shift pattern to be discussed.
  • QCF level 2/ 3 Health & Social Care desirable.
  • Experience of working with Brain Injuries and Disabilities is also desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work within a team and on a one-to-one basis is essential.

Your Employer

You would be working for 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 their client’s quality of life. They offer thorough training, working alongside a professional Multi-Disciplinary team.  Working with fantastic professionals you will gain valuable experience which would support a long-lasting career in the field.

Your Role

As this young lady’s Support Worker, you will play a key role in maximising her rehabilitation. This young lady attends mainstream education, she does have some cognitive problems arising from her injury. You will work closely with her family and Case Manager to help her with life skills, learn age-appropriate behaviour and manage episodes of challenging behaviour. You will help implement therapy exercises, support her to access social and rehabilitation activities that she enjoys, and provide support both at home and in school.

Above all, you have a patient and caring nature, a positive personality, and you will be passionate about the difference you can make in a person’s life. If you have a passion for helping people and you want to make a difference in a young person’s life, then this could be the perfect role for you.

Apply

If you wish to apply, please click on apply and attach your most recent CV in a word or pdf format. Once you have applied you will be contacted to discuss this job vacancy further, answer any questions you may have and look to progress your application to the next stage.

This is 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 Support Worker.