Request a callback

    Follow us: Carer Login
    Looking to work in care?
    020 7644 9550

    Contact us to discuss your care needs
    New clients: 020 7644 9522
    Existing clients: 020 7624 9944

    Follow us: Carer Login
    SweetTree logo

    Contact us to discuss your care needs

    New clients: 020 7644 9554
    Existing clients: 020 7624 9944

    Looking to work in care?

    Job Details

    Brain Injury Support Worker, Kingston

    £11.85 per hour

    Shifts available are Monday - Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm

    SweetTree Home Care Services has been committed to providing exceptional support and care to people with acquired brain injuries and long term neurological conditions for 16+ years. The role of Brain Injury Support Worker sits in a dynamic team providing high quality care & support for a range of clients who have sustained a brain injury or have a neurological or mental health condition, in their own homes, social care, hospital or residential setting.

    We are looking for an experienced brain injury support worker in the Kingston area to support our client who requires prompting and support to implement a weekly timetable of activities and groups that he attends and also requires route planning and travel training to unfamiliar places. 

    Key Tasks:

    • Support the client to undertake their rehabilitation programme
    • Support with day to day tasks such as budgeting, managing appointments and assisting with correspondence
    • Support with attending social and sport opportunities
    • Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user

    Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

    • A minimum of three months previous experience supporting someone with a brain injury, neurological or mental health condition
    • An ability to keep up to date with current issues relating to all Clients and experience of liaising with external stakeholders and other professionals
    • Be fully Covid vaccinated as our client is in a care home
    • Experience of working positively in a diverse environment.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and tactfully at different levels, both verbally and in writing.
    • Excellent organisational skills and a thorough approach to work.
    • Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team.

    Why SweetTree? Some of the benefits of working as a Support Worker include:

    ✅ Great pay - from £11.05 - £14 per hour

    ✅£500 Welcome Bonus for New Live-In Care Assistants

    ✅ 3-hour minimum visits with clients

    ✅ Flexible hours to suit you

    ✅ Zero-hour, part-time and full-time contracts

    ✅ CQC Outstanding-rated provider

    ✅ Award-winning training via the SweetTree Academy

    ✅ 24 hour on call support

    ✅ Award winning social care company

    ✅ Internal awards, a recognition scheme, and Long Service Awards

    ✅£200 Friend Referral Scheme

    ✅28 days paid holiday including bank holidays

    ✅DBS Certificate fully refunded once you have worked 80 hours

    ✅Contributory Pension Scheme

    ✅Access to LifeWorks Benefits Scheme – offering monetary savings and offers

    ✅An Employee Assistance Programme (for confidential advice and support)

    ✅Bespoke specialist training relevant to our clients such as PROACT-SCIPr-UK®

    ✅SweetTree Fields Farm – the opportunity to support clients on our farm that is a safe, nurturing and social environment

    What to do next? - Please click apply to complete our application form and our recruitment team will be in touch.

    Apply Now    Download Job description

    Work for us

    Job alerts

    Want to keep an eye on our opportunities? Sign up for our job alerts and get emails about vacancies as they appear.

    Candidate centre

    Candidates who are working on an application for a position can access their drafts here.