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Brain Injury Support Worker

SweetTree Home Care Services
Title
Brain Injury Support Worker
Job Reference
122494PTC
Organisation
SweetTree Home Care Services
Borough
Haringey
Location
Tottenham
Salary
from £10.55 per hour
Sector
Homecare
Hours
Flexible
Closing Date
12/11/20
Posted 13 days ago

Brain Injury Support Worker

We currently have opportunities for dynamic male and female support workers to develop their skills and experience bu supporting clients who live in the Tottenham / Harringay area and have sustained a brain injury (either through accident or through illness) and want to get their lives back on track.

About Us

SweetTree Home Care Services has been committed to providing exceptional support and community-based services for people with acquired brain injuries and long term neurological conditions for 18+ years.

Your Role

Our Specialist Areas that our support workers cover include: Traumatic Brain Injury Acquired Brain Injury Parkinson’s Disease Motor Neurone Disease Huntington’s Disease Multiple Sclerosis Huntington’s Disease Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Other complex Neurological Conditions Key Tasks: Support the client to undertake their rehabilitation programme Support with day to day tasks such as budgeting, managing appointments and assisting with correspondence Support with behaviour management, such as help with emotional needs and anger management Support with activities of personal care, which may involve use of a hoist, and daily living Support with attending social and sport opportunities

About You

The support worker role can be quite a challenging environment so skills such as a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and passion to make a difference are key. You will be supported by our extensively experienced office team and multidisciplinary therapists. We have positions for full or part-time work on a zero hour contract basis providing you with the flexibility to work alongside your ongoing commitments such as family or studying. Ideally, you s hould be able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week.

Your benefits

Why SweetTree? Minimum 4-hour shift with clients Pay rates from £10.55 per hour Comprehensive Pre-Employment Assessment Programme Internal awards, a recognition scheme and Long Service Awards £200 Friend Referral Scheme 28 days paid holiday including Bank holidays DBS Certificate fully refunded once you have worked 80 hours Contributory Pension Scheme Career development pathways through our Care Training Academy

Apply or Information

All applications for this position must be made online by clicking the 'Apply' button and our Recruitment team will be in touch once the application has been reviewed. Thinking of joining SweetTree, click here - https://www.sweettree.co.uk/recruitment/thinking-of-joining/