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Support Worker - Beddau

Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Salary description:
£9.50 per hour
Start Date:
Orange Recruitment
Job Ref:

Support Worker
Salary: £9.50 PER HOUR
Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm)
Location: At the Client's home in Beddau
Responsible to: Employer/Client
Reporting to: Employer and Case Manager
Closing date: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed

To provide support to, facilitate the independence of and assist with the rehabilitation of a young man in his 20's who sustained a brain injury several years ago.

The client lives in his own property and requires 1:1 support during the day.

The Support Worker role will be to enable the client to access community amenities and activities; prepare meals and undertake other tasks of daily living; continue to participate in their rehabilitation and therapy. This role will also require some cleaning duties and household management.


* To ensure consistency of approach with the client in accordance with advised approaches to care and any emerging therapy aims.
* To liaise with and support the family as required.
* To work as part of a team and communicate appropriately with fellow team members.
* To follow the Service User Plan as documented for the client.
* To ensure opportunity is given to participate in activities as identified by client / others while achieving a balance between work and rest for the client.
* To assist in all therapeutic activities as prescribed by and with supervision of MDT.
* To be aware of any significant changes in the client's health, functioning or behaviour, and inform the client's family, case manager and team leader as appropriate.
* To encourage the client's independence as far as possible.
* To be aware of the client's vulnerability and take precautions to protect it.
* To be aware of the cognitive problems and endeavour to cater for these at all times.
* To respect confidentiality at all times.
* To be aware of the client's limitations and strengths.
* Within reason, to adapt support according to changing needs, as directed.
* To be trained in all relevant skills to undertake role, as identified by the case manager in liaison with other professionals involved in delivery of support for client.
* To adhere to guidelines when taking the client out in their vehicle.
* To accompany the client to appointments as required.
* To be answerable to the client in the first instance and clinically supervised by the case manager.
* To be aware of the problems that the client may have due to their brain injury.
* Attend relevant training days and sessions when the opportunity arises.
* Attend staff meetings as requested.
* To complete relevant documentation as instructed.
* To carry out domestic chores as appropriate.
* Keep your own record of hours worked on the time sheet
* Provide feedback to the case manager and family on progress/problems.
* To be aware of the house rules, policies and procedures.
* To organise and manage own time according to delegated workload.


* CQC Level 2 (or equivalent) in Care
* Recent training in first aid and health & safety


* Good understanding of the personal needs of a client with cognitive and emotional difficulties.
* Ability to follow instructions / guidance.


* Experience of learning / cognitive / behavioural support
* Experience of working with ABI.
* Experience of lia

Company Description

Orange Recruitment is team of recruitment specialists, with over 10 years of experience. Orange Recruitment was established to provide our clients with an abundance of highly qualified candidates, with minimal costs & minimal hassle.

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