Brain Injury Support Worker, East Ham
Monday- Saturday 8am-8pm & sleep in nights
Pay rate £11.85 per hour weekdays and £12.85 at weekends.
SweetTree Home Care Services has been committed to providing exceptional support and community-based services for people with acquired brain injuries and long-term neurological conditions for 20 years.
We are currently looking for an experienced support worker to assist our chatty, sociable young client, who has acquired a brain injury in a car accident and lives in East Ham. Due to the brain injury, our clients short term memory and executive functions have been affected, and he has difficulty planning, organising and with problem solving. Support is required to assist our client in accessing the local gym, mosque, social activities, and support with gaining further independence.
Key Support Worker Tasks include:
- 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 activities of daily living & accessing the gym and mosque
The support worker role can be quite a challenging environment so skills such as a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and passion to make a difference are key. You will be supported by our extensively experienced office team and multidisciplinary therapists.
Why SweetTree? We offer:
✅ Great pay - from £11.85 per hour
✅ 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
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