Support Worker

Job Reference
BAL/GH 05/24
Salary Description
£13.39 - £14.41 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Streetly/Sutton Coldfield
Advert

Support Worker Required - (Streetly/Sutton Coldfield)

We have an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive Support Worker in the Streetly/Sutton Coldfield area. The role will be supporting a lovely 59-year-old gentleman with an Aquired Brain Injury whose interests include walking his dog, motorcycles, eating out and spending time with friends and family. You will support our client to maintain his independence, both at home and in the community. This role will include personal and domestic care, therapeutic support, social and leisure outings. 

You will be working as part of a small team and be contracted to work 24 hours per week, covering two day shifts, the occasional sleep in night and a weekend shift on a rota basis. Additional hours may be available to cover holidays and sickness.

Training will be provided for the right candidate and regular supervisions will take place to support you. 

What you'll be working: 

  • 24 hours per week 

Shift pattern days 0700-1900/0800-2000

Sleep-in 1900-0700

Salary:  

  • £13.39 per hour weekdays  
  • £14.41 per hour weekends 
  • £11.44 per hour sleep in

 What you will be doing: 

  • Assist the client to exercise choice and control over their own lives as far as they are able in everyday matters but taking into consideration their cognitive problems
  • Liaise with and support the family as required
  • Assist the client with personal care as needed
  • Supporting the client to use local amenities such as shops and leisure facilities and attend community events
  • Follow the service user plan as documented for the client
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records
  • Participate in manual handling procedures as specified for the client
  • Maintain professional boundaries with the client and their family members, adhering to direction from the team leader and case manager as appropriate

 About you: 

Essential 

  • Able to work on a rota basis
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Dependable and professional - you value honesty and discretion
  • Flexible and work well under pressure
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS and enrol in the DBS update service

Preferred 

  • Experience of supporting someone with a brain injury ideally working one to one with clients in their own home
  • Full, clean UK driving licence with access to a car and business use insurance

 What to look forward to: 

  • 5.6 weeks annual leave pro rata  
  • Automatic enrolment into a pension scheme with True Potential
  • Paid sickness after successful probationary period
  • ……and, of course, the support and guidance of our qualified clinical and business leadership teams so that you can really develop your career

 

 If you are interested, please apply online quoting ref: BAL/GH 05/24.

 About us: 

Brownbill Case Management provides a specialist case management service primarily for individuals who have been affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, complex orthopaedic injuries and amputation. We work across the Midlands, London, South East and South West regions.

Our vision is a world where people with the most complex problems are surrounded by the collaborative, holistic and expert care they require and the kindness they deserve, to live a brighter future and their best lives.

Brownbill Associates are not an employment agency, we help our clients to recruit their own support workers as part of our case management service, You will be employed directly by the client, however, Brownbill oversee all aspects of the clients care package on her behalf. 

 

 

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