Rehabilitation Support Worker.
Job DescriptionPriory group is one of the UK's leading provider of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries. Elm House and Elm Cottage offer open community rehabilitation services for men and women with a traumatic or acquired brain injury. Full-time, Part-time and Night positions available for varied and very rewarding role. We are looking for talented, passionate rehabilitation assistants to work as part of a team and deliver quality care and support to adults with a brain injury by providing 24-hour care and rehabilitation to residents within our community units. We expect our team to take a positive approach to support individuals professionally and in a way that you would want your own family or friends cared for. There is a requirement to work days and nights depending on the service needs. Role and responsibilities include: • Promoting and encouraging independence • Providing assistance with daily activities and supporting with personal care • Preventing and reducing risk of harm • Liaise with outside agencies and other professionals to ensure that the rehabilitation • programmes and care plans are being facilitated • Enabling Service Users to meet their outcomes and develop goals • Physical and psychological support • Support for individuals with behaviours described as challenging • Support for individuals with some communication difficulties and sensory impairments Requirements: • Preferably previous experience within healthcare and mental health but not essential as support will be given. • Provide satisfactory professional references • Enhanced DBS • Providing person centred support and able to promote independent living • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Adaptability, commitment and resilience • Ability to work as part of a team • Ideally you will hold a NVQ in h...