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Headway Shropshire Job Vacancies

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Name of Post:                       Community Care/Support Worker

 

Office Base:        Headway Shropshire, Oxon Business Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 5HJ.

                                   

                                    (Working throughout the Shropshire &Telford area)

 

Salary:                         £7.50 per hour unqualified

                                    £8.34 per hour – Level 2 QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care (Adults)

                                    £8.50 per hour – Level 3 QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care (Adults)

 

Hours of work:         Full Time and Part Time positions available.

Monday-Sunday inclusive.

Flexible: Additional hours may be required.

 

Annual Leave:         28 days pro rata

 

Accountable to:        Registered Manager

 

Revision of Job        The Job Description can be reviewed following consultation between the post‑holder and the Registered Manager           

 

Job Summary:          MUST be car owner/driver

 

To provide care and support to people with an Acquired Brain Injury, thereby enabling them to live within their own communities and to empower them to live as independently as possible.

                                    You will become part of the highly regarded ABICS (Acquired Brain Injury Care and Support) Team, which prides itself in providing a first class, personalised service for our clients.

 

Additional Information:

                                   

Excellent Annual Leave allowance

30p per mile. We pay mileage and travel time between clients.


 

Main Duties

 

            To carry out individual programmes with clients based on clients’ needs and strengths.

 

            To attend to clients’ personal care needs as they arise.

           

            To assist with keeping clients homes clean.

 

            To maintain individual client records.

 

            To assist clients with daily living skills (cooking, cleaning, shopping, budgeting).

 

            To assist clients with mobility and exercise.

 

            To initiate activities with individual clients.

 

            To plan activities and provide structure and choices with clients

 

            To keep the ABICS Registered Manager and Chief Executive fully informed of any issues arising for clients.

 

            To offer emotional support to clients.

 

            To identify risk and risk assess situations.

           

            To liaise with other organisations and agencies when necessary.

 

Additional Duties

 

 

            To contribute to review meetings about clients.

 

            Any other duties as reasonably required by the organisation.

 

            Undertake training as deemed necessary by the Chief Executive.

 

 

To apply please send your C.V. and covering letter to Kerry Lord at

 

Headway Shropshire

Holsworth Park,

Oxon Business Park,

Shrewsbury.

SY3 5HJ

 

Or email

 

rm@headwayshropshire.org.uk.

 

 

Person Specification

 

 

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications:

  •   Car owner/driver
  •  

 - First Aid qualification or willing to work towards NVQ II or III in Health & Social Care

 

 

 

Experience:

  • - Must be able to assist clients with personal care and mobility if required (including clients who use wheelchairs)

 

 

  • - Working with people with disabilities in either a professional or voluntary capacity.

 

 

 

 

Skills:

  • - Ability to communicate in a professional capacity and retain confidential information.

 

  •  - Ability to complete forms and reports.

 

 

 

Personal Qualities:

- Able to take initiative and to organise and motivate individuals.
  • - Able to work unsupervised.
  • Patient.
  • - Must be able to organise others and themselves, especially with daily living skills (to enable clients to cook, wash, budget etc.)
    • - Common Sense

 

  •   - Out‑going personality.
  •   - Good social skills.
  •   - Sense of humour.
  •   - Good listener.
  •   - Competent literacy.
  •   - Caring nature.

 

 

Essential criteria will need to be evidenced before offer of employment.

 

Due to the nature of the work being with vulnerable adults any person appointed will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Scheme enhanced check.

Community Support Workers

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

 

 

Community Support Workers required due to expansion
Car Owner / Driver essential
Various hours available
Working throughout Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin
Experience not nececessary as full training given
Please see job description via link below

Community Support Workers Full Job Description

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to
rm@headwayshropshire.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 


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Headway Shropshire

Holsworth Park

Oxon Business park

Shrewsbury

Shropshire

United Kingdom

SY3 5HJ

Tel:   01743 365565

Fax:  01743 365563

Email: admin@headwayshropshire.org.uk

Headway Shropshire is a Registered Charity (No. 1100376) and is a Company Limited by Guarantee

(No. 4884834) registered in England.