Brain Injury Support Worker
SweetTree Home Care Services is going from strength to strength in the New Year. Our latest CQC inspection rated us an ‘Outstanding’ organisation and we have been included in the Sunday Times top 100 companies to work for list for 2018, for a third year. We are currently looking for exceptional individuals to join us in a variety of roles as we continue to grow, and we want you to join our Outstanding team. Our roles offer highly competitive industry salaries, terms & conditions, growth potential and expert training. Most importantly, they provide the opportunity to create a dramatic and positive impact on our client’s ability to live active, vibrant and full lives. We currently have opportunities for dynamic support workers to develop the range and depth of their skills and experience. You will be working with clients who have sustained a brain injury (either through accident or through illness) and want to get their lives back on track. You must have the ability to plan, motivate, use your initiative, patience, creativity and be non-judgmental. You will be supported by our extensively experienced office team and multidisciplinary therapists. 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 Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude: An understanding of the needs of all Clients. An ability to keep up to date with current issues relating to all Clients and experience of liaising with external stakeholders and other professionals. Experience of working positively in a diverse environment. Ability to communicate clearly and tactfully at different levels, both verbally and in writing. Excellent organisational skills and a thorough approach to work. Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team. Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices as required Location: Hampstead, Wimbledon and South West London, shifts available from 2 hours and longer Rates: £11.55 - £13.65 per hour depending on your experience and the client’s needs If you are interested, please click the 'Apply for this job' button or contact Clare or Joanna on 0207 644 9550.