Support worker vacancies

Support Worker - Team Leader

Reference: RB/ND/TL/FEB2019
Location: Edinburgh
Hours: Approximately 30 hours per week plus sleepovers - shifts to be discussed
Salary: £15.00 per hour weekdays and £17 per hour weekends
Closing date: 06/05/2019
Interview date: TBC

Brief description

We are seeking enthusiastic and proactive individuals to support a gentleman with a brain injury in the Leith area of Edinburgh as part of a team. 

You will support him with his day to day living which includes giving personal care, preparing meals, assisting with household tasks and supporting the gentleman to access his local community. You will support the client with his communication needs, following guidance from his Speech and Language Therapist. You will work as part of a team providing 24/7 care and support to him in his own home and out in the community. You will be accountable to the Case Manager and full training and supervision will be given.

As a Team Leader you will also carry out the above support tasks but included in your role you will line manage and supervise the support team. Preparing rotas and taking an active role in assisting the client to plan and organise his activities of daily living will be an integral part of your role. You will be accountable to the Case Manager and work as part of a team to ensure the client leads a full and active life. 

About us


JS Parker Ltd (JSP) provides an essential service to both adults and children who have suffered brain and spinal injury. Qualified staff assess clients’ needs and offer individually designed case management and rehabilitation programmes. The company was established in 1994 and is now a successful rehabilitation and case management consultancy, working in close co-operation with the legal profession. We now have five offices employing around 80 staff. We manage over 400 support workers and provide services to just under 400 clients nationally.

JSP is not an agency. Recruitment of staff for small, personalised care teams is part of our case management service and is undertaken on behalf of individuals using this service.


Requirements


Essential

  • you are reliable and professional - you value honesty and discretion
  • you are friendly and approachable
  • you are flexible and you work well under pressure
  • you have a full driving licence

Preferred

  • you have experience of supporting someone with a brain injury
  • you have experience of working with someone in their own home
  • you have experience of managing a team of support workers

If you are interested in working with us, we'd love to hear from you.

To apply, please download the application form below and return it to us by email at rec@jspsc.co.uk

For an informal discussion about this role please contact us on 0131 554 8970 quoting reference RB/ND/TL/FEB2019

CVs are not accepted

This post is subject to an enhanced Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check

There is also a support worker role for the same client - please view the vacancy here.

 

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