1to1 Care Assistant

 

1 to 1 CARE ASSISTANT

Salary:          £8.651 per hour (dependent on age and experience)

Hours:           5 per week Monday 9.45am-2.45pm

Location:        St Barnabas Church, Erdington

Duration:       Permanent 

Date Posted:  31st October 2018

Closing Date: 12th November 2018

... Whose life did you improve today?

 

Headway Birmingham & Solihull is a local Brain Injury Charity.  Our Services for people with Acquired Brain Injury are designed to give brain injured people the opportunity to re-learn lost skills as well as prevent any further deteriorating or isolation. 

This can be done by learning coping strategies, modifying inappropriate behavior, acquiring new skills and interests, meeting with other brain injured people, understanding their brain injury, improving self confidence and accessing community activities.

 

Description

We have a vacancy for a confident, friendly Care Assistant to work 1 to 1 with one of our clients who is deaf, but can lip read

 

Duties include

  • Be alert to the safety of this client, responding promptly to signals of potential danger.

  • Have responsibility for attending to client’s personal care needs.

  • Assisting in training sessions/activities at St Barnabas and at offsite Activities.

  • Encourage the client in his development of personal needs and skills

  • Supervise the arrival and departure of this client, including responsibility for collection / return of personal belongings.

  • Carry out assigned domestic chores at the end of the day.i.e., washing up & clearing up / away

 

Requirements

NVQ 2 Health & Social Care is advantageous

Previous experience of working with people with disabilities and knowledge of brain injury is desirable. 

 

 

Successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced disclosure.  Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

CONTACT Sally on 457 7541 (OPTION 5) for more information and an application form

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Headway Birmingham & Solihull

Reg Office:  Leighton House, 20 Chapel Rise, Birmingham Great Park, Rednal, Birmingham B45 9SN

Registered Charity No 1008798                                               Company Reg No 2686647

Affiliated to Headway UK - The brain injury Association