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Adult Acquired Brain Injury
£9.50 - £14.25 per hour
Burnley, Lancashire
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job description

Part-time, job vacancy for a Support Worker in the Burnley area of Lancashire to support a 26-year-old man living with a brain injury and complex needs.

  • £9.50 per hour (reviewed after successful probation).
  • £14.25 per hour on bank holidays.
  • £8.91 per hour for sleeping nights.
  • 25-hours per week, worked over 7 days, including days, evenings, sleep-ins & weekends.
  • Rolling rota - rota given 8-weeks in advance.
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year.
  • Experience in working with adults with disabilities/brain injuries is desired, but having a positive, can-do attitude is much more important.

Your client

The gentleman is a fun-loving man who lives in his own purpose built home. He is very sociable and enthusiastic, enjoys having good people around him and seeing his family. He has a lot of social and leisure activities that he enjoys too. He is passionate about music, seeing new places on holiday, being outdoors, and he is a keen film fan, enjoying films both at the cinema and in his own cinema room at home. He’s also a bit of a daredevil and enjoys outdoor pursuit activities such as zipwire, skiing and climbing walls.

Your Role

As his Support Worker you will be joining a team supporting this gentleman to live the best quality life possible and continue to do the things he loves. You will be key in helping him in completing his rehabilitation plan and continue doing activities at home and in the community. You will also be key in assisting with Therapy programmes created by professionals who also work with the client. You will support the client on holidays both in the UK and abroad and helping him with daily life skills.

What is key about this job is that you have a patient and caring nature, a positive personality, you can form good relationships, and you will be passionate about the difference you can make in a person’s life. If that’s you, then we would love to hear from you.

Apply

If you wish to apply for this Support Worker job, 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.

*Please note that you will be employed by the client via their representative. We are advertising & recruiting on behalf of the client.

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