Brain Injury Case Manager – Cheadle, Stockport

Female Brain Injury Support Worker – Central Leeds

Buddy/Personal Assistant – Cheadle, Stockport

Male Support Workers – Cheetham Hill

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 £37,000 – £40,000 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 LCM73-22.

FEMALE BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT WORKER – CENTRAL LEEDS (Genuine exclusion under the Equality Act 2010)

Bank Support Worker, Weekdays & Weekdays 12pm – 4pm. Permanent contract. – Direct client employment

Our high-functioning client who sustained a traumatic brain injury in 2015 is looking to recruit additional staff to complement their existing team; no personal care is required. One or two Support Workers are required to support a 23-year-old individual living in the centre of Leeds. We are specifically looking for applicants with a degree in occupational therapy, psychology, or another related field and applications would 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 and supervision 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 life skills. Our creative client paints, plays several instruments and frequently attends gigs in Leeds and the surrounding areas. They will require your support to attend these, including planning events and travelling to and from the venues. Activities are scheduled in advance but the flexibility to extend or amend your shift times occasionally is essential.

This post will involve daytime, evening and weekend shifts and may be variable to suit our client’s needs. (Current shift pattern is Weekdays and Weekends – 12pm – 4pm)

The interview process will consist of a video conference formal interview and an informal in-person or video meeting with our client and/or their family member.

Rate of pay: £12.50/hr hour day rate, £13.50/hr evening and weekend rate, £25.00 /hr Bank Holiday rate

Essential criteria:

  • Female
  • Degree or working towards a degree in occupational therapy, psychology or related field
  • Ability to work the shifts required & occasional flexibility to meet the client’s needs
  • Punctuality & excellent time-keeping
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
  • Patience and a positive, non-judgemental, open-minded attitude

Preferable criteria:

  • Experience of social care delivery
  • Motor insurance including business cover or the ability to add this to current policy (reasonable costs reimbursed)
  • Experience of brain injury & dysexecutive syndrome
  • Interest in music

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 LCM74-22. Closing Date: 16th May 2022

BUDDY/PERSONAL ASSISTANT – CHEADLE, STOCKPORT

This is a fantastic opportunity, working alongside an active, intelligent and interesting man who sustained a traumatic brain injury in 2018. Our client is a typical ‘walking wounded’ brain injury survivor. He is extremely intelligent and well-humoured and is independent in meeting his personal care needs. He would like to recruit a friendly, dynamic companion to support him accessing community activities, going for longer-distance bike rides and facilitating the implementation of his rehabilitation programme. Shifts can be flexible but are expected to be 2 x 3-hours per week minimum.

Rate of pay: £13 per hour weekdays. £22 per hour Bank Holidays

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, dysexecutive syndrome & frontal lobe paradox

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 LCM62-21.

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: £13.50 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.