Position title
2 x Rehabilitation Assistants (Ref: IRP1) - Glais, Swansea
Description

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.

Responsibilities
  • 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.
Employment Type
Permanent
Beginning of employment
ASAP subject to DBS checks etc
Industry
Health and Social Care
Job Location
Glais, Swansea
Working Hours
2 posts available - both up to 15 hours per week. Week-day core hours: 8:30 am to 6 pm
Base Salary
£ 12.50 per hour
Date posted
16th September 2020
Valid through
29th September 2020
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Position: 2 x Rehabilitation Assistants (Ref: IRP1) - Glais, Swansea

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