Brain Injury Case Manager – Cheadle, Stockport

Male Support Workers – Cheetham Hill

Support Worker – Denton

BRAIN INJURY CASE MANAGER – CHEADLE, STOCKPORT

Permanent, full-time post (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm; part-time considered)

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 will be responsible for a caseload primarily within the Greater Manchester, Lancashire & Leeds areas. You will undergo an induction programme, have regular supervision and ongoing mentoring.

The role includes assessing immediate and ongoing client needs, setting goals, arranging reviews and coordinating services. A creative approach is an essential element of the role and we require a dynamic, proactive & motivated individual. Effective communication, risk awareness, humour and a positive attitude are essential requirements. 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 formal in-person or video conference interview, a basic skills competency exercise and an informal in-person meeting with some of our team.

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

Starting salary £33,500 – £35,000 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
  • 1-year post-registration experience
  • Commitment to client safeguarding, dignity & respect
  • 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 in 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
  • Experience with 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:

  • 2-years post-registration experience
  • 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 LCM64-21.

MALE 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.

The interview process will consist of a video conference formal interview and an informal in-person meeting with our client and his father.

Rate of pay: £12 per hour weekdays. £24 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

Link Case Management Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our clients and we will regularly provide training and undertake screening of all applicants and employees. Job offers are 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 LCM66-21.

SUPPORT WORKER – DENTON

Bank Support Worker – Direct client employment

This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance the life of a pleasant gentleman living in Tameside. Following a traumatic brain injury several years ago, he experiences physical and cognitive difficulties. He is extremely intelligent and well-humoured, is mobile with the use of a simple walking aid and is independent in meeting his personal care needs. He would like to recruit a friendly, dynamic companion to support him accessing community activities and increasing his responsibilities and independence within the family home.

Physically dependent, our client requires support in school, after school & during school holidays in the client’s home to support his education, therapies and to access the community. The client has complex needs and an incredibly supportive family will require staff who like a challenge, understand their safeguarding obligations and are confident in advocating for the client.

Full training will be provided – online and in person with the client’s neurological rehabilitation team. Skills learned during formal therapy sessions will be used to implement the carry-over therapy programmes.

Rate of pay: £11 per hour day Monday-Sunday. £22 per hour bank Holidays worked

Essential criteria:

  • Full driving licence & own vehicle with business use insurance cover
  • Ability to work the shifts required
  • Commitment to client safeguarding, dignity & respect
  • Flexibility & reliability
  • Relaxed, friendly & enthusiastic manner
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think on your feet & dynamically risk assess activities
  • Physical ability to undertake community activities such as cycling & swimming
  • Computer literacy

Preferable criteria:

  • NVQ/QCF (Health & Social Care)
  • Experience of working in client’s home & adult health & social care delivery
  • Experience of safeguarding procedures
  • Knowledge of brain injury & cognitive impairment

Link Case Management Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our clients and we will regularly provide training and undertake screening of all applicants and employees. Job offers are 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 LCM63-21.