Therapy Support Worker - Permanent
Walsall, West Midlands, GB, WS9
£10.00 Per Hour
£10 Per Hour – 18 Hours per week (Weds/Thurs/Fri 3.30pm – 9.30pm) plus additional 6 hrs per month (Sunday 7.30am-2.30pm)
(Job share considered – minimum 10 hours)
- Opportunities are available for additional hours throughout school and family holidays, and occasional overnight support at Scout Camp.
We are looking for a motivating individual to support a 15 year old young man with Cerebral Palsy striving to reach his goals.
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will implement behaviour, psychological and cognitive strategies, as well as supporting daily living activities. Providing consistent and appropriate emotional support, facilitating an increase in self-esteem and independence
The role involves organising, motivating and supporting the client to optimise independence, manage personal care and access local leisure, educational and vocational activities.
- Principle Duties/Responsibilities:
Personal care including manual handling and use of hoists
Work within multi-disciplinary team to support rehabilitation
Assist to participate in activities of daily living
Assist with Physiotherapist exercise programme
Assist Aquatic Therapy programme
Assist with Speech & Language Therapy
Work alongside IT Specialist enabling independence through variety of technologies
Previous experience of using hoists
Ability to build good relationships within a family environment
Good communication skills, ability to listen and show empathy, along with a positive and humorous personality.
Previous experience of working with an individual within a family environment
Previous experience of working with cerebral palsy or other neurological disorder
Interest in cooking, music, swimming, technology and outdoor activities
For more information please call 01246 520038 (dial://01246520038) or please click to apply.
Posted 17 days ago