2 posts available - both up to 15 hours per week
At Case Management Cymru we provide highly professional, bespoke case management to adults and children with a range of life-changing conditions/injuries.
We pride ourselves on delivering a specialist service that recognises the uniqueness of every client; all with very different aspirations and challenges.
The ability to drive using the family vehicle is essential.
We are looking for two warm, patient, and reliable individuals to support a 13-year old boy with Autism, an acquired Brain Injury and associated challenging behaviour.
Having excellent communication skills and maintaining a consistent and proactive approach, you will promote the child’s independence and support him with self-care skills. Assisting with some personal care, you will also ensure that the child is safe whilst supporting him to reach his full potential.
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will also assist with his behaviour & care management plans and facilitate with his Neuro-rehabilitation programme to include transferring strategies into the child’s home environment.
Whist experience in this area of work is preferred, it is not essential as a full induction and training will be provided.
This role is subject to an Enhanced level DBS check.
- To understand and be mindful of the child’s pre-injury diagnosis of ASD, in addition to an understanding of his behavioural, physical and cognitive difficulties resulting from his brain injury.
- Adopt a consistent approach with the child in accordance with prescribed methods to compliment the care and therapy aims recommended.
- To provide support to the child’s family whilst maintaining a positive and professional relationship.
- To adhere to and contribute to the personal plan whilst acting in the best interest of the child.
- To demonstrate empathy and understanding in an appropriate and professional manner.
- To assist in all therapeutic activities as prescribed by and with supervision of MDT, ensuring recommended strategies/interventions are consistently applied.
- To work in collaboration with all colleagues including team members, at all times.
- To be aware of significant changes in the child’s health, functioning or behaviour and liaise with the family and case manager as appropriate.
- To encourage the child’s’ independence as far as possible.
- To be aware of the child’s’ vulnerability and take necessary steps to protect them.
- Have a high regard for maintaining client confidentiality.
- Respect the confidentiality and the rights of the child’s family.
- To be fully responsible for the child’s needs when out in the community, on days out and during activities.
- To ensure all plans, advice and guidelines are followed to meet the needs of the child.
- Actively contribute to supervision sessions, team meetings and training days.
- To ensure all paperwork and records are completed and submitted accurately and on time.
- To organise and manage own time according to delegated workload.