Brain Injury Case Manager – Cheadle, Stockport

Support Worker – Droylsden

Brain Injury Support Worker – Leeds

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. You will undergo an induction programme and have regular supervision and mentorship.

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 and literacy exercise and an informal virtual or 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.

Salary £33,500 – £35,000 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
  • 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 & 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 LCM56-21.

SUPPORT WORKER – DROYLSDEN

Support Worker required for a part time role, 24 hours per week over 3 days, 9-5pm, weekday shifts – Direct client employment

Dynamic & motivated brain injury Support Worker required for a pleasant and humorous 63-year-old man. Physically independent, our client requires support weekdays 9am-5pm to carry out domestic duties, explore community activities and expand his social network. Personal care is not involved in this role, although prompts and reminders are required. Effective communication, risk awareness, humour and a positive attitude are essential elements for the role.

Mandatory, ongoing training and supervision will be provided. Our client’s cognitive difficulties & vulnerability will require staff who like a challenge, understand their safeguarding obligations and are confident in advocating for our client. The interview process will consist of a video conference formal interview and an informal in-person meeting with our client & their Case Manager.

Rates of Pay:
£12.00 per hour Monday-Friday
£22.00 per hour for Bank Holidays worked

Essential criteria:

  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Ability to work the shifts required
  • Commitment to client safeguarding, dignity & respect
  • Flexibility & reliability
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think on your feet & dynamically risk assess
  • Professional experience in health & social care
  • Computer literacy

Preferable criteria:

  • NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care or Care Certificate
  • Experience of working in client’s home & health & social care delivery
  • Experience of safeguarding procedures
  • Understanding of brain injury
  • No convictions

Call 0161-445-5500 or email recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM55-21

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.

BRAIN INURY SUPPORT WORKER – LEEDS

Casual Worker Contract (Bank)

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 22-year-old individual studying and 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.

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

Rates of Pay:
£12.50/hr day rate
£13.50/hr evening and weekend rate
£25.00 & £27.00/hr Bank Holiday rate

Essential criteria:

  • 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
  • Motor insurance including business cover or the ability to add this to current policy (reasonable costs reimbursed)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
  • Patience and a positive, non-judgemental, open-minded attitude

Preferable criteria:

  • Experience of social care delivery
  • Experience of brain injury & dysexecutive syndrome
  • Interest in music

Call 0161-445-5500 or email recruitment@linkcm.co.uk for an application pack & quote LCM57-21. Closing date 21.04.21

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.