Description

Pay rate: £12.88 – £13.91 – Based on Days/Nights and Weekends (weekly pay)Shift Pattern: Shifts can include the followingTuesday 8am-5:30pmWednesday 5:30pm-10pmThursday 8am-5:30pmSaturday 5pm-10pmSunday 8am-5pm, 9am-5pm & 5pm-10pm

Location: NurslingRequirements: Full UK Drivers license requiredUnfortunately we cannot provide VISA sponsorship and we do not hire on a relocation basis, you must currently be based within a commutable distance to Southampton.This is a permanent position.This role will be supporting a gentleman with a brain injury and concurrent health complications, he is also non-verbal following a road traffic accident. He is fully aware of what is going on around him and able to answer question, he likes to watch tv and films and he enjoys days out with his support workers. This role is a 2 to 1 from 0800 until 2200. Night shift is lone working, however you will have adequate shadow shifts and support from a team of long standing team members who know the gentleman and his needs well. He requires PEG feeding, Cough Assistance & Oral Suction. You will receive full clinical training to support this.

Key Responsibilities

Our Support Workers cover all aspects of support for others – from companionship and days out, to personal care and housekeeping.

  • Support with all facets of daily living
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive environment
  • Ensure the individual’s safety and well-being at all times
  • Communicate effectively with the individual and other team members
  • Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy
  • Adhere to care plans and guidelines provided

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Hold a Full UK drivers license & have access to your own vehicle
  • Have experience/Confidence with the following: Hoists, Manual handling, PEG feeding, Cough Assist Machine & Oral Suction
  • Be patient and welcoming
  • Be Helpful, reliable & professional
  • Able to help with personal care
  • Potentially administer medication and Ideally hold an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in Health & Social Care or related topic, or be willing to study towards this
  • Worked as a carer previously in the UK (Preferably atleast 3 months experience)
  • Experience working closely with families of the supported (Preferred not essential)
  • Experience working with brain injuries would be beneficial but not essential
  • Clinical experience would be beneficial but not essential, as you will have to do the following with full training: Hoisting, Manual handling, PEG feeding, Cough Assist & Oral Suction
  • Bonus points if you like pets! The client has two very friendly dogs

Benefits

    • Access to Westfield Rewards – an exclusive rewards website, special offers on all your favourite goods and services from over 1,000 leading online and high street retailers, restaurants, travel companies
    • Access to Westfield Health Cash Plan with access to GP appts and to an EAP (employee assistance programme) money back for optical and dentistry
    • Access to blue light discount scheme
    • Attractive holiday entitlement
    • Opportunity to obtain NVQ’s in Health and Social Care
    • Progression opportunities within the organisation
    • Ongoing training and development
    • Pension enrolment
    • A great Refer a Friend scheme – receive up to £500 through our rewards scheme when you refer a friend or family member.

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About Team Brain Injury

We are a leading healthcare provider in the UK, and a CQC Registered business, founded in 2006, with more than 800 employees who are part of the Bespoke Family. The business is at an exciting stage in its journey and growing quickly. We work together in a wide variety of locations to support adults and children with complex care needs, and a range of both physical and mental disabilities. We are individual-centred and our clients’ needs are at the heart of everything we do. Our teams are passionate about working in close partnership with our clients, to provide outstanding, tailored care that promotes empowerment, and do everything possible to help our clients to access new experiences. Our areas of expertise include: Learning Disabilities & Autism, Spinal Injuries, Physical Disabilities, Brain Injuries, Mental Health Conditions and Children’s Services.We offer great opportunities for our support workers to join a dedicated client care team, in a supportive and friendly environment, with lots of scope for development and progression.