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HOSPITAL BRAIN INJURY LINK WORKER
LIFESTYLE SUPPORT WORKER/PA
ONE TO ONE SUPPORT WORKER
DRIVER/ESCORT
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HOSPITAL BRAIN INJURY LINK WORKER

Salary:         £9,243.78 per annum (Grade 5:13) dependent on age & experience

Hours:          17.5 hours per week

Worked flexibly and may include some evenings / weekends   according to service need

Duration:       Permanent

Date Posted:  15th July 2021

Closing Date: 22nd July 2021

The Hospital Brain Injury Link Worker will work with Hospitals and other BI organisations to develop visiting / clinic opportunities on the appropriate hospital wards within the geographic area of Birmingham and Solihull.  They will support and signpost brain injured people and their carers / families to the appropriate services for their needs.

Headway Birmingham & Solihull requires a reliable, trustworthy, self assured & self motivated person who has a good appreciation of the local framework of health and social services provision, with experience of dealing with people in traumatic and emotional situations and an understanding of the consequences of brain injury

  • To provide an assessment of the family and the brain injury needs, thus helping the families and brain injured people to move forward with their lives again.

  • Ensure that information about Headway’s services is communicated effectively to the brain injured people, their families / carers being treated at local hospitals or otherwise becoming known to us.

 

The successful candidate's Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide emotional support as well as advice and guidance for brain injured people and their families / carers

  • Provide Level 1, 2 & 3 support and refer to HBS support services and Carers events

  • Work closely with Headway Birmingham & Solihull Case Workers.

  • Liaise with hospital staff / social services over hospital discharge and subsequent care plans

  • Develop relationships and networks to reach as many people as possible at the early stages of brain injury / caring

  • Visit Brain Injured people in their home, in hospital and at assessment centre visits

  • Travel across all areas of Birmingham and Solihull as required.Use of own vehicle, full driving licence is a prerequisite of this role.

  • Produce all required personal monitoring items accurately and on time.i.e., end of month, expenses, outputs and timesheets

 

The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS disclosure. Disclosure expense initially to be met by the candidate. Headway Birmingham & Solihull will reimburse the candidate on completion of their probationary period.

 

STAFF BENEFITS: Generous annual leave of 33 days per year (Includes 8 days Bank Holiday allowance pro rata), pension scheme, BHSF Healthcare plan, confidential counselling service, Blue Light Card Scheme, social events.  Comprehensive specialist training, opportunity to gain NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care.

For further details and an application pack

Please contact Donna Rowe (Personnel Administrator) at Leighton House on 0121 457 7541 (option 5)

LIFESTYLE  SUPPORT WORKER/PA

Salary per hour: £9.01
Permanent

Date posted: 14th May 2021
Closing date: Ongoing

STAFF BENEFITS Generous annual leave of 33 days per year (Includes 8 days Bank Holiday allowance), pension scheme, BHSF Healthcare plan, Blue Light Card Scheme, confidential counselling service, social events, comprehensive specialist training, opportunity to gain NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social care.

Whose life did you improve today?

 

Headway Birmingham & Solihull is a Brain Injury Charity.  Our Lifestyle Services Team provide one-to-one support, services and guidance for people with an Acquired Brain Injury enabling them to improve their independence at home and in the community leading to an improved quality of life.

 

We are looking to recruit reliable, friendly, positive, caring and motivated individuals who have the drive and personality to make a real difference to our clients’ lives.   Your role may be supporting clients to attend appointments, social activities, shopping in the community or with day to day living skills in their homes.  Some personal care is required.

 

Applicants must be a car driver / owner and have experience of working with disabilities.  have, or be willing to gain a Level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care, or better still, brain injury experience.

 

We offer competitive salary, extensive induction, training and ongoing mentoring and support to our workers.

 

We will require an enhanced DBS disclosure, expense of which will be met by employer.

 

Job - Permanent: Various hours to suit from 16 to 35 per week. 

 

For an application form and full job description or more information Please contact the Personnel Department on 0121 457 7541 or via email to: personnel@headway-bs.org.uk

 

One to One Support Worker

Salary:          £5,153/annum (depending on age & experience)

Hours:           11 per week  Tuesday 9.45am-2.45pm & Thursday 9am-3pm

Duration:       Permanent 

Date Posted:  30th June 2021

Closing Date: Ongoing

 

Whose life did you improve today?

 

Headway Birmingham & Solihull is a Brain Injury Charity.  Our Acquired Brain Injury Service is 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

 

Headway Birmingham & Solihull are looking to recruit a One To One Support Worker (NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care Standard) to work at our centre 11 hours per week.  We require a confident and friendly individual to:

 

  • To collect a client from their home and transport to the hub in Wylde Green

  • Support the client on a 121 basis with activities at the Hub

  • To take the client home at the end of the day

 

MUST be a driver/own a car.

 

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

 

The successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense initially to be met by the successful candidate. Headway Birmingham & Solihull will reimburse the candidate on completion of probationary period.

To apply for this role, please contact Donna Rowe (Personnel Administrator) on 0121 457 7541(option 5)  

 

CLOSING DATE:  Ongoing.

Minibus Driver/ Escort- ABI Services

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Salary: £4,588.48pa, grade 3 pay spine 7

Hours:  10 per week  Monday & Tuesday 9.45am-2.45pm

Location: Based at Headway House (Moseley) and must be prepared to work at any of our centres located in North and South Birmingham

Date Posted:  29th June 2021

Closing Date: Ongoing

Description

The Driver / Escort will:

 

  • Assist our clients onto the minibus using the correct procedures and ensuring that client risks are observed when seating.

  • Take responsibility for ensuring that all clients are present for both outward and homeward journeys.

  • Plan journeys and preparation tasks to ensure that arrival/departure times meet activity and other centre requirements.

  • Be responsible for completing the vehicle check sheets and ensuring vehicle safety.

  • Drive the minibus safely and legally at all times/ensure the minibus remains safe, legal and tidy.

  • Stay with clients during the offsite activity and assist with supervision and client participation.

 

Candidates should be able to drive a minibus, possess a full clean driving licence with D1 Category and experience of working with people with a disability and have a friendly manner, a good sense of humour, neat and clean appearance and be able to exercise calmness, patience and tolerance.

 

Additional Information

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced DBS disclosure.  Disclosure expense will be met by Headway Birmingham & Solihull.

Contact Donna Rowe (Personnel Administrator) on 0121 457 7541 (option 5) for more information and an application pack.

 

CLOSING DATE:  Open

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