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Maternity Cover Rehabilitation Team Leader / Support Worker

Location > Westerham / Biggin Hill - Ref.24

Our client is a lady in her early 30s, looking for female rehabilitation team leader / support worker to work with her 1:1 in her own home. Our client is very creative and interested in arts and crafts. She likes watching movies, time with her family; she likes to create a fun positive atmosphere around her with banter and laughter. Her acquired brain injury causes her to have impaired memory, high anxieties, and confidence issues. She has chronic pain and suffers fatigue greatly. She needs support with daily living, socialising, attending therapies in her life and vocational life skills.

We are seeking a Team Leader to support with managing her day to day continued rehabilitation and lead her 24/7 team.

This is a temporary position to commence in January 2018 for approximately 6 months.

The team leader undertakes overall managerial responsibility of the staff team and needs to be proficient in risk assessment, care plans, supervisions and appraisal process. A working knowledge of physical and cognitive rehabilitation process is essential.

You should be, able and experienced in;
1) Enthusiastic character with the ability to sensitively encourage in rehabilitation
2) Support the client to live life to the full.
3) Liaise with family and professionals,
4) Complete paperwork, documenting behaviour, and risk management.
5) Support progression towards planned goals, facilitate planned activities.
6) Maintain a safe environment, maximising physical and mental well being at all times.

You should have;
1) Excellent communication, organisational and listening skills.
2) Previous knowledge of Brain Injury and/or domiciliary support work would be an advantage.
3) We are looking for someone that can be equally patient, caring, supportive and fun.

Whilst past experience working with someone with an acquired brain injury would be of benefit; personality and sensitivity to clients needs are of equal importance.

Two 22 hour shifts per week (including sleeping night) and admin hours. Flexible working hours and long days required; weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Sleepovers will apply, paid at national minimum wage. Pay will be commence at £13 per hour. A clean driving licence, successful DBS Disclosure, and referencing required.

Female staff required as a genuine occupational qualification (Sexual Discrimination Act 1975).

Ref.24

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Registered Mental-Health Nurse (RMN) / Team Leader

Location > Croydon/Coulsdon - Ref.23

Our client:
Our client is a 57 year old man who has an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and underlying Mental Health issues. Requires support to transfer into a community setting following several years in a hospitalised setting following brain injury.

The Role:
Team Leader to a privately run staff and rehabilitation team. To manage our client's support team at home to a high standard, manage the environment as well as facilitate treating team recommendations and stratagies. The team leader will undertake overall managerial and clinical responsibility of the staff team.

We will expect:
The Team Leader to support the case Manager in moving our client to the Coulsdon/Croydon area, in spring 2018. Our client will require 1-1 support 24hours a day 7 days a week. Staffing team to be recuited and trained by the team leader and case manager. Proficientcy in risk assessments, care plans, supervisions and the appraisal process essential. A working knowledge of physical and cognitive rehabilitation processes and a qualification in Mental Health and Brain Injury desirable.

Maintaining therapy routines, rotas, staff management, providing an active and varied programme of activities and interests both within and outside his home. Your ability to work in an individuals home is of crucial importance as well as your commitment to the role.

At least 1 year previous management experience is required as is degree level qualification, preferably with a Mental Health nursing background. Knowledge and experience of brain injury is vital as is flexibility and a positive attitude to rehabilitation. You will work within a neuro professional interdisciplinary team with goal led philosophy and be accountable to the case manager.

This is not a basic care/support role. The role will initially involve travelling and staying for 2-3 days/nights a week in Colchester (travel and accommodation paid) to support the client in his step down facility, alongside the staff already there and to oversee his transition into his own home, in the Surrey area, hopefully in Spring 2018.

You will have:
An enthusiastic, reliable, confident and reslilitant nature needed. A motivating, positive manner, good sense of humour, ability to encourage our client in his understanding of the world, and re-learning of life skills. You need to have a good command of the English Language as our client has communication difficulties.

What we offer:
Induction, regular clinical supervision, and clinical training can also be offered, ongoing support and professional development. Excellent development opportunities inc; clinical lead undertaken from Neuro specialist therapy team, as well opportunities to maintain CPD.

The role will be:
Full time contract and On Call responcibilities
4 week rolling rota maintained
Work place pension / Statitory annual leave entitlement
Flexibility needed for weekdays, evenings, weekends and sleep overs will apply.

Competitive Salary – dependent on experience and qualifications.

Clean driving licence, successful DBS Disclosure and referencing required.

CLOSING DATE 30.11.17.

Ref.23

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Male Brain Injury Rehabilitation Support Worker

Location > Leyton, London - Ref.37

Our Client;
Our client is 32 years old and has had a brain injury since 2013. He has had support for the last 2 years and lives in his own flat with his current support team. He has support seven days a week, both at home and when on holiday. He has acute anxiety, fatigue and other related mental health difficulties. He presents with challenging behaviour, lack of awareness and perception of time and distance, and slow processing speed. He has impaired awareness of the self and the environment, and also suffers with executive dysfunction.
There will be a lot to learn when working with the client due to his changing needs, priorities and how his brain injury presents itself into his adult years. You will be joining a highly qualified team from a variety of multi-disciplinary backgrounds. You will therefore have an extensive support network who will guide you throughout this role. This position will give you valuable experience for Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work and Medical careers.
You will be required to work towards planned goals, document behaviour, manage risk and liaise with family and professionals. You will facilitate tasks inside and outside the client's house and complete all necessary paperwork related to the role.

What we offer;
Annual Leave commensurate with hours worked and extensive training by Neuro Psychologist, Neuro Occupational Therapist and Psychotherapist. Excellent training opportunities with the Care Certificate and QCF. Well established supportive team and family. Pay increase after successful completion of the probationary period. Rehabilitation programme is led by the Case Manager and Multi-Disciplinary Team.

You will have;
An enthusiastic nature with the ability to motivate and encourage our client in his understanding of the world and his learning of life skills. QCF level 3, undergraduate degree or higher is desirable. Psychology background also desirable. You will have a motivation to work with an individual with cognitive, social and developmental difficulties. Interest/experience of Brain Injury and working one to one with an individual with complex needs. You will need creativity, positivity and to be able to use your initiative to think on your feet. Urdu speakers beneficial.

The role will be;
Mainly sleeping night shifts, but also potentially weekdays, evenings and weekends. Pay will be between £7.50 per hour for sleeping nights and £12 - £14 per hour depending on previous experience and qualifications. Clean driving licence, successful DBS disclosure and referencing required.

Male staff required as a genuine occupational qualification (Sexual Discrimination Act 1975).

Ref.37

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Bank Neuro Rehab Support Workers

Location > Guildford - Ref.14

Our client is a 56-year-old gentleman who experienced a severe brain injury just over ten years ago and is now living in his own adapted home with 24-hour support.

He has a complex brain injury and associated learning and behavioural difficulties. We are seeking bank Brain Injury Rehabilitation Support Workers to work with the gentleman in implementing agreed therapy plans.

You should be of an enthusiastic character with the ability to motivate and encourage our client in his continued rehabilitation. An interest in cycling, art, music and cookery would be an advantage. Whilst past experience working with someone with a severe brain injury would also be an advantage, your motivation, personality and willingness to learn are of equal importance.

Shifts range from five to 24 hours and cover weekdays, evenings, weekends and sleeping nights. Pay rates are from £10 per hour per hour, plus holiday pay.

Applicants must have a clean, full driving licence and will be subject to enhanced DBS check.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

Ref:14 – Closing date: 10/10/2017.

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Registered Staff Nurse - nights - full time 36hrs
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday nights

Location > Battle, East Sussex - Ref.34

The client's family are now looking to add more registered nurses (RGN or RNLD) to join 'S's current team we are looking for full time availability working on a rolling monthly rota of 3 nights (36.75 hrs) a week.

Our client 'S' is a 20-year-old young man and whilst he has considerable care needs, has the most wonderful personality and sense of humour. He is wheelchair dependent and requires fully assisted 24-hour care, which includes medication and fluids via a naso-gastric tube; he requires tracheal suction and the management of very severe seizures when these occur. At all times, 'S' has a nurse and carer working together. Whilst unable to verbalise his communication 'S' is very able in making himself understood through signs and noises.

'S' regularly attends a further educational establishment twice a week. He likes to go out daily to different local areas and enjoys eating out in different places and he enjoys being taken out by his staff in his car and 'people watching'

Whilst past experience of working with severely disabled young people is desirable, your personality, enthusiasm and flexible approach to the requirements of the position are also of significant importance. Your ability to work in a family home and to liaise effectively with my client's parents is of crucial importance also. Full training will be provided.

Working hours are currently managed on a 12-hour night shift basis plus a short handover over 7 days a week. Current need is for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Pay will reflect the successful applicant's skills and past experience as a registered nurse. A pension scheme is being introduced.

Clean driving licence and enhanced DBS Disclosure required.

Please note this is a change to the previous advert and Brain Injury Services Ltd. is working with the family; we are not a care agency.

Ref:34

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25 Hour Contract: Rehabilitation Support Worker

Location > Camberley / Deepcut - Ref.32

Our client is a 21 year old male. He is looking for a rehabilitation support worker to work with him in and outside his home. Our client is interested in: Football, rock climbing, swimming, cooking, music, golf, snooker and he plays the drums. He attends football at weekends and many other activities evenings/weekends.

He has an acquired brain injury which causes him to have impaired memory, high anxieties, confidence issues and a need to continue to learn social and life skills.

You should be enthusiastic with the ability to motivate and encourage our client in his understanding of the world and learning of life skills.

You are required to liaise with family and professionals, complete paperwork, documenting behaviour, risk management, progression towards planned goals, and facilitate planned activities inside and outside the house. Maintain a safe environment, maximising the client's physical and mental well being at all times.

Excellent communication, organisational and motivational skills, along with a previous knowledge of acquired brain injury, epilepsy and/or youth domiciliary support work would be an advantage. Whilst past experience working with someone with an acquired brain injury would be of benefit; personality and enthusiasm are of equal importance.

25 hours contract available, 2 week rolling rota, flexibility needed for weekdays, evenings, weekends and sleep overs will apply.
Possibilities of attending family and adventure holidays.
Pay will be between £10-12 per hour, depending upon previous experience and qualification.
QCF 3 or 4 alternatively an undergraduate degree preferred
Clean driving licence, successful DBS Disclosure and referencing required.

Ref:32

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Full & Part Time Rehabilitation Support Workers

Location > Westerham / Biggin Hill - Ref.24

Our client is a lady in her early 30s, looking for female rehabilitation support workers to work with her 1:1 in her own home. Our client is very creative and interested in arts and crafts. She likes watching movies, time with her family; she likes to create a fun positive atmosphere around her with banter and laughter. Her acquired brain injury causes her to have impaired memory, high anxieties, and confidence issues. She has chronic pain and suffers fatigue greatly. She needs support with daily living, socialising, attending therapies in her life and vocational life skills.

You should be, able and experienced in;
1) Enthusiastic character with the ability to sensitively encourage in rehabilitation
2) Support the client to live life to the full.
3) Liaise with family and professionals.
4) Complete paperwork, documenting behaviour, and risk management.
5) Support progression towards planned goals, facilitate planned activities.
6) Maintain a safe environment, maximising physical and mental well being at all times.

You should have;
1) Excellent communication, organisational and listening skills.
2) Previous knowledge of Brain Injury and/or domiciliary support work would be an advantage.
3) We are looking for someone that can be equally patient, caring, supportive and fun.

Whilst past experience working with someone with an acquired brain injury would be of benefit; personality and sensitivity to clients needs are of equal importance.

Flexible working hours and long days required; weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Sleepovers will apply. Pay will be initially £8.50 per hour for weekday hours and £10.50 per hour for weekend hours. Clean driving licence, successful DBS Disclosure and referencing required.

Female staff required as a genuine occupational qualification (Sexual Discrimination Act 1975).

Ref:24

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Bank / Zero Hour Support Worker

Location > Tunbridge Wells - Ref.11

Our client is a lady looking for support workers to assist her to be as independent as possible in her own home. Our client is very creative and interested in arts and crafts. She likes watching movies, looking after her pets and seeing her friends. She likes to create a fun positive atmosphere around her with banter and laughter. Her acquired brain injury causes her to have impaired memory, anxiety and some physical issues. Her pain can cause some irritability and fatigue. She needs support with socialising, attending appointments, looking after her pets and completing general life skills.

You should be able and experienced in;
1) Enthusiastic character with the ability to sensitively encourage in rehabilitation
2) Support to live life to the full.
3) Liaison with professionals
4) Complete paperwork, documenting behaviour, and risk management.
5) Support progression towards planned goals, facilitate planned activities.
6) Maintain a safe environment, maximising physical and mental well being at all times.
7) Be flexible in your ability to cover shifts

You should have;
1) Excellent communication, organisational and listening skills.
2) A previous knowledge of acquired brain injury and/or domiciliary support work would be an advantage.
3) We are looking for someone that can be equally patient, caring, supportive and fun.

Whilst past experience working with someone with an acquired brain injury would be of benefit; personality and sensitivity to clients needs are of equal importance.

Flexible working hours during; weekdays, evenings, nights and weekends will apply. Pay will be between £8-£10 per hour, depending upon shift allocation. Clean driving licence is essential, successful DBS Disclosure and referencing required.

Ref:11

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