Female Support Worker – Full Time – Kingston upon Thames

Social Care

The AICS Group: Our company specialises in providing community-based rehabilitation and support to clients who suffered a brain injury.

The role: The main focus of the work is supporting the client with school runs (including driving her to school and home); dressing, some assistance with personal care and mobilising; implementing therapy guidelines into her daily activities; facilitating engagement in therapy sessions and supporting the client with age appropriate activities (play) in her home environment.

Work hours: The support hours consist of two shift patterns: 14:30 to 21:00 (school run and home support), 21:00 – 10:00 (21:30 – 07:00 sleep-in shift, 07:00 – 10:00 school run).

Client: Our client is in her early teens and she lives in Kingston upon Thames with her parents and younger sibling.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The ideal Rehabilitation Support Worker is required to:

* Have experience working with children with atypical development

* Have the ability to build a good rapport with children

* Be highly energetic and motivated

* Have the skills to positively engage and motivate the client in her rehabilitation and day to day activities

* Have the ability to follow and implement therapy guidelines

* Have the ability to work alongside a wider professional team and family members

* Be responsible

* Be reliable

* Be an excellent communicator

* Be a driver and be willing to drive the client

* Be able to commit to either or both shift patterns

* Live locally or within a reasonable a driving distance

Desirable Skills:

* Have experience in ABI (Acquired Brain Injury) Rehabilitation

* BSc or BA in Psychology or any qualification in a related field

* Experience of providing support to people living in the community

* Experience working with children with quadruple cerebral palsy

Rewards what you get in addition:

• Competitive pay rates

• Mandatory Training (T&C)

• Brain Injury Training

• We offer training based on clients’ needs and requirements

• Opportunity to work with other clients

Salary: £11 – £13/hour

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kingston upon Thames, Greater London

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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