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Support Worker – Worsley

Job Title: Therapy Support Worker – Females only

Location: Worsley, Salford

Company: AKA Case Management Ltd (www.akacasemanagement.com)

Salary: £11.50 per hour

Hours: Variable hours, 20-25 hours per week, weekends and evenings, more hours during school holidays to be agreed.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, sociable, reliable and motivated individual, who has a positive outlook to work within our team. They will be required to support our client in her home within the Worsley area. You will be working with our nearly 12 year-old client who enjoys hydrotherapy, the zoo, sensory activities, time with sibling and pets, being out and about.

DUTIES:

Your duties will include:

  • Assisting with activities of daily living
  • Accompanying to social events/activities
  • Providing carry over of therapy programmes
  • Working alongside therapist
  • Help reach their goals
  • Provide personal care
  • Hydrotherapy following instruction
  • Driving vehicle to take to social events and activities
  • Involving sibling

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Qualifications:  Care qualifications NVQ level 2 or equivalent an advantage, though not essential. Willingness to train in care skills. Care certificate would also be an advantage.

Experience: We particularly welcome applications from people with experience in care and working with children and families.

Skills: Communication, working with children and families

Special Requirements: Car driver essential. Female support worker due to personal care element of the role.

Closing date: 12th July 2019

Support Worker – Sheffield

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Sheffield

Company: AKA Case Management Ltd (www.akacasemanagement.com)

Salary: £12.00 an hour / £13.50 evening and weekends

Hours: part time and full time position available, flexible hours including evening, weekends and nights, applicant must be willing to travel abroad

We are looking for a bright, sociable and energetic individual, who has a positive outlook to work within our team. They will be required to support our client in her family home. You will be working with a 29 year-old woman who sustained a spinal injury in 2009. Within your role you will support our client on holidays and social events, including gigs and festivals. Experience in care would be an advantage, but is not essential as training will be provided to applicants with an aptitude for care.

DUTIES: To provide practical support and intimate personal care in line with the client’s requests.

  • As directed by the Clinical Case manager and Rehabilitation Co-ordinator provide practical assistance and guidance to support the client in day to day living
  • Responsible for undertaking support as directed by the client, including study, appointments and social activities
  • Support the client in specific areas of physical rehabilitation
  • Communication in line with the communications framework between staff of AKA and the client and client’s family/friends, and produce daily records as required
  • Operate in line with AKA financial and organisational procedures
  • Provide a practical high level service to clients in line with AKA standards of care
  • Undertake household duties and prepare meals

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Qualifications:  Care qualifications NVQ level 2 or equivalent an advantage, though not essential. Willingness to train in care skills. Care certificate would also be an advantage.

Experience: We particularly welcome applications from people with experience in spinal cord injury

Skills:  Excellent communication

Ability to:

  • Develop therapeutic relationships
  • Use own initiative
  • Form professional working relationships with contractors, staff and clients family and environment
  • Organise workload of self and others
  • Keep records in line with protocol

Special requirements:

  • Full UK driving license
  • Personal care skills including hair and make up

Benefits: AKA operate a bi-annual monitory reward scheme based on Key Performance Indicators. We also offer a robust and regular supervision and training policy for all our Support Workers, private pension scheme option and all Support Workers will receive a company newsletter and a Support Worker newsletter.

Special requirements: Car driver essential.

Closing date: 8th July 2019

Support Worker – Batley, Leeds

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Batley, Leeds

Company: AKA Case Management Ltd (www.akacasemanagement.com)

Salary: £12.00 an hour

Hours: Variable hours

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, punctual, reliable and motivated individual, who has a positive outlook to work within our team. They will be required to support our client and team in her home and the community. You will be working with young lady to fulfil her life and support her to achieve her rehabilitation goals.

DUTIES:

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting the client to attend social groups and community activities.
  • To work alongside the therapy team to provide carry over of therapy programmes.
  • To support and manage the clients challenging behaviour.
  • To support the client in daily living skills.
  • Complete staff supervisions.
  • Liaise with the case manager and client’s family.
  • Support the client with booking activities/ holidays
  • Attend supervision and support meetings.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Qualifications:  NVQ level 3

Experience: We particularly welcome applications from people with experience with brain injury

Skills: Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), excellent observational skills to identify signs of physical and emotional problems, the ability to stay calm and in control in difficult situations and to be able to work within a family setting.

Special Requirements: Car driver essential.

Closing date: 28th June 2019