Lifestyle Support Workers

 

LIFESTYLE  SUPPORT WORKERS - MANDARIN SPEAKER (FEMALE ONLY DUE TO CLIENTS NEED)

Salary per hour: £7.85 (2nd pay grade for extra language skill i.e £10/hr when working with Mandarin speaking client)
Hours: 16hrs per week (flexible to suit client/service need)

Date Posted: 9th November 2016

Closing date: 28th November 2016

Headway Birmingham & Solihull is looking to recruit a motivated female support worker who is fluent in Mandarin speaking, to work 16 hours per week flexibly to support our female brain injured client to rebuild her life by improving her independence at home and in the community leading to an improved quality of life. This will be holiday and sickness cover initially and you will also work with other clients in the community.  You will need to be a positive, caring, and motivated individual and have the drive to make a real difference to peoples’ lives being able to use initiative and having a good sense of humour.

The successful applicant will be committed and flexible to suit our clients’ requirements.  Training will be provided but an understanding of Brain Injury as well as experience in similar roles / NVQ2 (or equivalent) is desirable. No personal care is required, but assistance with day to day living tasks and support in the community and at activities will be expected.  Successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced DBS disclosure.  Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

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

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