Rehabilitation Support Worker Vacancy – Grimsby area


Grimsby Area

Part-time hours: 20 hours per week, 3:30pm to 7:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Salary: £15 per hour weekdays, £16 per hour weekends, £30.00 per hour bank holidays

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support a 10-year-old boy within his home and in the community, encouraging independence. Our client has complex healthcare needs including Cerebral Palsy and is fully dependent on adults for all his care needs. Personal care is involved.

You are expected to have proficient written, communication, problem-solving and care skills. All essential and specific training will be given to help you fulfil your role.

If you do not hold a valid NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) we will enrol you on to The Care Certificate qualification, which we expect you to complete within your first 6 months of employment.


Your Role:

Maintain accurate and detailed handover (daily) records using an electronic app (Log My Care)

Uphold CQC’s 5 Key Questions at all times: Safe, Effective, Caring, Well-Led and Responsive

Support the client in all daily tasks and deliver personal care: including: bathing, gastrostomy care, dressing, grooming, toileting, supporting the use of an Eye Gaze, managing the clients’ Epilepsy, and assisting with bedtime routine if working at these times

Reinforce and assist in any therapy programmes, including: OT, Physio and SaLT programmes under the guidance of the necessary professionals

Administer/dispense/record administration of medication (including emergency epilepsy medication) as prescribed and documented in the Support Plan following training, and following the MSPCM policy and procedure.

Ensuring all client documents are kept up to date in accordance with MSPCM policy and ensuring the prompt and accurate logging of any Accident/Incidents/Near Misses and escalating these to the Case Manager

Move and handle as recommended in the moving and handling training (safely using hoisting equipment) and as per MSPCM policy and procedure.

Cleaning client’s rooms and any associated equipment

Enable the client to live as full, active and comfortable life as possible, planning and arranging social and recreational activities within the home and in the local community, motivating and encouraging participation in such, taking into account the client’s health and medical condition

Travelling with, act as driver, or take responsibility for the client when travelling, ensuring that safety is a priority whilst using public transport and when accompanying the client on each outing

Effectively communicating with the multi-disciplinary team, with the client and their family/friends, and within the care support team. This may involve the highest degree of sensitivity and insight into family dynamics.

Ensure client confidentiality in record keeping and discussion concerning the client with their dignity, respect and privacy always being maintained

Undertaking any other appropriate and reasonable task in relation to the employment as agreed with the client’s family and Case Manager.


Person Specification:

Being flexible in hours of work to satisfy the client and their family’s needs is essential

Patience, enthusiasm, maturity and professionalism are essential for this position

Experience working with children with a complex Brain Injury is essential

Willingness to undertake activities and therapy programmes is essential

Computer skills are essential to support the use of an Eye Gaze communication aid

Full U.K. Drivers’ Licence essential

Non-smokers only

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