Support worker vacancies
Location: Richmond / Leyburn / Catterick areas - North Yorkshire
Hours: 24 hour 4 week rolling rota – various shifts
Salary: £10.00 per hour weekdays / £11.00 per hour weekends £20.00 per hour Bank Holidays (worked) / £7.70 per hour sleep-in duties.
Closing date: 15/09/2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to lead a new team, providing support to enable a man with a brain injury to live in his own home for the first time. The support team will be integral to the wider team of rehabilitation therapists and other professionals enabling the client to increase his independence at home and in the community, in social, leisure and voluntary activities. Minimal to no personal care involved.
The Team Leader will be responsible for day to day management and supervision of support staff under the direction of the Case Manager.
The client enjoys getting out and about in the community, socialising, playing dominoes. He is interested in science fiction programmes/magazines.
JSP is not an agency. Recruitment of staff for small, personalised care teams is part of our case management service and is undertaken on behalf of individuals using this service.
Leadership skills and experience. A caring attitude, good sense of humour and desire to enable the client to achieve his goals is essential. Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for learning, in order to progress specialist rehabilitation strategies. Team player, approachable, able to establish and maintain professional relationships with the client, support staff, management and the wider team. Desire and ability to lead by example, to develop support staff in their role and adaptability to meet the client’s changing needs.
Experience of working with clients with a brain injury is desirable, however specialist training and supervision will be given.
A full driving licence is essential. Support staff will drive the client’s vehicle during support hours.