Rehabilitation Support Worker – Leeds

Title: Rehabilitation Support Worker

Location: Leeds

Rate of Pay: £11.60 – £12.10 an hour

Job Type:  Part-time, Permanent, Part-time hours: 24 per week

About the role

The Client
Our client is a 49 year-old male who has sustained a brain injury as the result of a Road Traffic Accident over 20 years ago. He has significant mobility issues and is paralyzed down one side of his body. He uses a wheelchair to mobilise and he also experiences Dysphagia and well-managed epilepsy with occasional need for rescue medication. A therapy team has been appointed to oversee his ongoing rehabilitation and promote his independence.

The client has a good sense of humour, enjoys various activities and has a good relationship with his staff. His speech has been affected due to his brain injury but enjoys socializing and communicating with his staff, family and the wider community. Patience, understanding and effective communication is essential for this client to ensure that he is included and respected throughout his support.

Care Regime
Our client requires support workers to join our small team in his home in Garforth. This will involve taking an active role in his personal care (including suprapubic catheter care), medication, supporting with all aspects of daily living and promoting a well balanced and enjoyable life through social outings and activities.

Activities enjoyed by the client currently are; attending Leeds United Football matches, adapted skiing at Chill Factore, hydrotherapy, shows, holidays, garden centres and various other activities.

The hours and salary we are offering are:
£11.60 per hour Monday to Friday.
£12.10 per hour Saturday and Sunday.

24 hours – 2 x 12 hour shifts per week on a rota basis
This post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Required:

· Experience of working in a support role, both in the community and the home.
· Friendly, approachable and confident in the role.
· Flexible in approach to meet the needs of the client.
· Full driving licence with access to own car.

Desirable:

· Experience working with acquired brain injuries.
· NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent recognised health profession qualification.
· Previously worked with therapists to deliver a support plan.
· Registered on DBS update service.

Job Desc & Person Spec

    We are passionate about the work we do, specialising in providing the very best rehabilitation for our clients. If you would like to be considered for any of our advertised roles or any future roles within AMS Case Management, please complete the form below and send us your CV. If you’d like any more information or an informal chat about any of our current vacancies please get in touch


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