Brain Injury Case Manager, Cheadle, Stockport

Brain Injury Support Worker, Leeds

Support Worker, Cheetham Hill

Support Worker Team Leader, Mellor/New Mills

Paediatric Support Worker, Altrincham

Support Worker Wolverhampton

BRAIN INJURY CASE MANAGER – CHEADLE, STOCKPORT

Permanent, Full-Time Post (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)

We are looking for a Nurse, OT, Physio, Social Worker, registered health or social care professional to join our expanding case management team. Working with paediatric and adult clients who have sustained neurological or complex orthopaedic injuries, you would be responsible for a client caseload, primarily within Greater Manchester, Lancashire & Leeds.

The role includes assessing immediate and ongoing needs, goal setting and reviews, coordination of services and a creative approach are essential elements of the role and we require a dynamic, proactive & motivated individual. Effective communication, risk awareness, humour and a positive attitude are essential requirements for the role.

If you like thinking on your feet, working with the unusual and unpredictable, making a difference and meeting challenges head on, case management is the field to be in. If you like working in a strong, supportive and friendly team, Link Case Management Ltd is the place to be.

The interview process currently consists of a video conference formal interview, an IT exercise and an informal virtual meeting with our team.

Job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening and references and include a 6-month probation period.

Salary available on request and is dependent upon relevant experience. Benefits include pension scheme, Health Cash Plan, Employee Assistance Programme, ongoing training, regular supervision, 25 days annual leave (plus BHs), client mileage and expenses.

Essential criteria:

  • A professional qualification & current registration
  • 2-years post-registration experience
  • Ability to dynamically risk assess & creatively problem-solve
  • Ability to identify & monitor client goals
  • Punctuality & excellent time management
  • Full driving licence with access to a reliable vehicle insured for business use
  • Ability to work from home & ensure a secure & confidential home-working environment
  • Flexibility & creative thinking
  • Ability to incorporate client and company values into your practise
  • Excellent communication skills & standards, both verbal & written
  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word & Outlook (or similar email client)
  • Ability to maintain a professional image
  • Patience & a non-judgmental approach
  • Excellent sense of humour

Preferable criteria:

  • Experience in the social care and rehabilitation settings
  • Case management experience
  • Experience in brain & spinal injury
  • Experience of complex & challenging behaviour management
  • Experience of working within the medico-legal arena
  • Clean driving licence

Call 0161-445-5500 or 07714457705, or email  recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM53-21.

BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT WORKER REQUIRED – LEEDS

Casual Worker Contract (Bank)

Our client is looking recruit additional staff to their existing team. One or two assistants are required to support a 21-year-old individual studying and living in the Leeds area. We are specifically looking for people with a degree in Occupational Therapy, Psychology or another related field; applications will be accepted from those currently studying towards these.

Although independent in lots of areas, our client requires some additional support in the afternoons, evenings and weekends, to work on their ongoing therapy programmes, with a particular focus on their social skills, social anxiety, confidence and higher executive functioning skills. We are looking for those with an interest in brain injury, experience is desirable, but not essential as full training will be provided.

Engaging our client and developing a positive therapeutic relationship will be crucial, we are seeking those with a positive personality and approach to promoting independence and improving our client’s skills. Our client frequently attends gigs in Leeds and the surrounding areas and will require support to attend these, alongside support travelling to/from the venues. Activities are planned in advance and flexibility to extend or amend your shift times, accordingly, is essential.

This post will involve daytime, evening, and weekend shifts. Shifts are variable to suit our client’s needs. (Weekdays – Term time – 3-7pm/ Non-term time 12pm – 4pm; Saturdays 2pm-7pm; Sundays 12pm-4pm)

Rates of pay:

  • £12.50 per hour day rate
  • £13.50 per hour evening and weekend rate
  • £25.00 and £27:00 per hour Bank Holiday rate

Essential criteria:

  • Degree or working towards a degree in Occupational Therapy/Psychology or another related field
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Punctuality & excellent time-keeping
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Motor insurance including business cover or ability to add this to current policy
  • Flexibility to meet the client’s needs
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
  • Patience and a positive attitude

Preferable criteria:

  • Experience of personal & social care delivery

Job offer subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening, references, and include a 6-month probation period.

Call 0161-445-5500 or email  recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM52-21.

SUPPORT WORKERS – CHEETHAM HILL

Part-time (25 hours – 1pm – 6pm Monday to Friday) & bank hours posts available – permanent post – direct client employment – job share possible

Dependable, self-motivated staff members required to support a 39-year old man with complex cognitive and behavioural needs and undertake some domestic duties. He requires assistance with showering, shaving and mobilising, and support and companionship in the home and community environments. Our client sustained a traumatic brain injury many years ago and whilst he doesn’t require active rehabilitation from professionals, he requires ongoing assistance and encouragement to maintain his skills, to access the community and to support his young family.

This post will involve evening and weekend shifts (4pm – 8.30pm weekdays & 2pm – 5pm Weekends)

Rates of pay:

£12.00 per hour weekdays £24.00 per hour Bank Holidays

Essential criteria:

  • Experience of working in a client’s home or social care delivery
  • Ability to work the shifts required
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience of managing challenging behaviours
  • Physical ability to undertake activities with the client
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to advocate for the client
  • Punctuality & excellent time-keeping
  • Honesty & an appropriate role model
  • Ability to maintain a discreet presence when client requires downtime
  • Full driving licence & confident driver
  • Bubbly & enthusiastic personality
  • Confident in water (swimming & hydrotherapy)

Preferable criteria:

  • NVQ/QCF (H&SC) or Care Certificate
  • Experience of communication aids & strategies
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience of inter-disciplinary team working
  • Non-smoker

Job offer subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening & references

Call 0161-445-5500 or email  recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM49-20.

SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED – MELLOR/NEW MILLS

Team Leader – 6 months Fixed Maternity Cover 20 hours per week, 46-week contract per annum

A reliable, dynamic & caring Team Leader required for a 17-year old young adult in the Mellor, Stockport area. The individual has a diverse and fun set of hobbies including drumming, listening to rock music, going to the cinema, Marvel Universe, video gaming sessions, skiing, football and atending football matches.

With a range of complex needs, our client requires support in the home and community environments. Supporting the individual to carry out his therapies, college work, personal care, manual handling, driving and client-specific training are key elements of the role.

This post will involve shifts between 7am – 8pm and weekend shifts and may include days with split shifts. The shift pattern is subject to change according to client need:

Monday–Thursday 7am – 10am & 2.30pm – 7.30pm

Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm

Saturday 10am – 4pm

Rates of pay:

£13/hr hour weekday rate – £14/hr weekend rate

Essential criteria:

  • Flexibility and availability to work shifts
  • Punctuality & excellent time-keeping
  • Full clean driving licence & confidence driving client’s adapted vehicle
  • Physical ability to undertake all aspects of personal care & manual handling
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written, to communicate with the client, family, Case Manager & therapists
  • Confidence in the swimming pool & hydrotherapy pool
  • Ability to build a rapport with the client to support his engagement in therapies

Preferable criteria:

  • Experience of personal & social care delivery
  • Qualifications pertaining to health & social care
  • Vehicle insurance with business cover
  • Interest in the listed activities

Job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening and references and include a 6-month probation period.

Call 0161-445-5500 or 07739 359 651, or email recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM42-20

Interview dates and closing date TBC.

PAEDIATRIC SUPPORT WORKER – Altrincham – Direct client employment

Paediatric Support Worker – Part Time 20 hours per week – Monday – Friday, day shifts 2pm-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am-midday.

Rate of Pay:

  • £12.00 per hour weekday (7am – 10pm)
  • £13.00 per hour weekend (7am – 10pm)
  • £18.00 per hour Bank Holiday

A 10-year-old bundle of fun requires a dynamic, enthusiastic worker to support him in school & at home. As a result of cerebral palsy, he presents with complex needs, including communication, mobility & cognitive impairments. There is a wonderfully supportive family around him & additional support is now needed at his home and in the community, although this will be at the client and family’s discretion due to coronavirus. Responsibilities will include personal care, 1-2-1 input with his primary education & once appropriate, community activities. Additional hours may be available, although this will be at the discretion of the family.

Essential criteria:

  • Ability to work the shifts required
  • Punctuality & excellent time-keeping
  • Full driving licence & confidence driving client’s adapted vehicle
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Physical ability to undertake all aspects of personal care & manual handling
  • Flexibility
  • Honesty
  • Ability to advocate for the client
  • Non-smoker
  • Confident in water (swimming & hydrotherapy)

Preferable criteria:

  • ENVQ/QCF (H&SC) or Care Certificate
  • Previous experience of working in a client’s home or school & social care delivery
  • Experience of working with clients with cerebral pals

Call 0161-445-5500 or 07739 359 651, or email recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM51-20

Job offers subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening & references

MALE SUPPORT WORKER (Genuine exclusion under The Equality Act 2010)

Location: Tettenhall, Wolverhampton WV6

Reporting to: Employer

Rate of pay: £9.00/hr Monday – Sunday

Part & full-time permanent posts (12 – 48 hours)

This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance the life of a young man living with a spinal cord injury in Tettenhall, Wolverhampton. The client is currently taking part in an intense physiotherapy programme and is aiming to achieve as much independence as possible. The physiotherapist attends 3 days a week and provides sessions within the client’s home. Skills learned during the sessions will continue to be applied throughout the week in the absence of the therapist. Full training and professional guidance will be provided by a specialist Neurological Physiotherapist.

Main Duties:

  • Assisting the client with transfers
  • Assisting the client with some aspects of personal care, predominately dressing & toileting
  • Supporting the client to attend physiotherapy and hydrotherapy in the community
  • Assisting the physiotherapist 4-12 hours a week (depending on shift patterns) within the client’s home
  • Ensuring rehabilitation routines provided by the physiotherapist are followed
  • Carrying out some domestic & cleaning duties
  • Providing transport and support to and from appointments, social events, family outings, shopping

Hours of Work: Various hours available, between 12 and 48 hours per week

Skills & Experience:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • A suitable vehicle with room to fit a foldable, lightweight wheelchair
  • Vehicle insurance with business cover
  • Ability to work on a rota basis to include days and weekends
  • Abilities to work well within a team and have a positive and caring attitude
  • Comfortable working within family home
  • Physical ability to undertake all aspects of personal care & manual handling

This role would suit: Support Worker, Care Assistant

Someone who is friendly, patient and supportive. You should have a genuine interest in the provision of high-quality care and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role. You should be hardworking, reliable, honest, have a good sense of humour and be committed to providing the best care. In return, you will have the opportunity to practice your skills and keep up to date with professional development as any necessary training can be provided.

Experience is preferred but not essential.

Job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening (cost covered by the Employer) & references

Call 0161-445-5500, or email recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM-CM25-19

Closing Date: TBC

Interview Date: TBC