Bank Rehabilitation Support Worker

  • £11 - 13 per hour
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Sussex Hr



Do you enjoying supporting and enabling clients in their day to day lives? Are you someone who likes to engage in and think up new ideas to make sensory activities fun? Do you have a passion for developing your skills as a Rehabilitation Support Worker?

The Client

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a female Rehabilitation Support Worker, living in a fully adapted family home close to Sittingbourne, to join our wonderfully dedicated team in supporting our 16 year old client with her day to day personal care, nutrition, mobility, therapy and psychological needs.

Our client, a young lady with a lovely sense of humour, really enjoys face to face contact, participating in lots of different sensory activities indoors and outdoors, going on short, planned days out, looking at animals and wildlife as well as enjoys all things Disney related! The client loves shopping and playing on the bouncy castle.

Our client suffered a brain injury and as such has severe physical and cognitive impairments. Our client has Cerebral Palsy and is non-verbal and requires full support with feeding, all personal care as well as assistance with intensive therapy sessions for fine motor skills and all physical movement.


The Rehabilitation Support Worker

You would need to have experience in working with children or young adults with disabilities and preferably have supported individuals who have suffered brain injuries. An NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) is desirable.You are patient, caring, supportive and engaging and are passionate about helping to meet the client’s day to day needs as well as to enable a safe and fun environment for them to engage and play.You have an interest in assisting with the delivery of therapy sessions (with the help of a remote therapist) which would include supporting with Hydrotherapy in the Hydro Pool.You would be required to attend and support the client on family holidays (with another team member).You will be required to attend hospital appointments, alongside a family memberYou will want to develop your skills by learning and undertaking clinical tasks.You are comfortable with using basic IT skills and handling equipment to ensure the client can access the full range of resources which is crucial in her day to day life.You are a driver and have your own car to take our client to activities, appointments and even to and from school when needed.You will need to attend all mandatory training providedSuccessful DBS Disclosure and referencing required.

Rehabilitation Support Workers will be required to wear a uniform and specific PPE.

Hours and Pay Rates

We are looking to recruit for the following hours:

Monday to Friday           08:00 – 20:00               £11.00 per hour

Saturday Sunday           08:00 – 20:00               £13.00 per hour

Bank Holiday                 08:00 – 20:00               1.5 times normal hourly rate

Waking Night

Monday to Thursday      20:00 – 08:00               £14.00 per hour

Friday to Sunday           20:00 – 08:00               £16.00 per hour

Bank Holiday                20:00 – 08:00                1.5 times normal hourly rate

Sleeping Night:

Monday to Sunday        20:00 – 08:00               National Living Wage

If you are excited by this rewarding job opportunity and you have the skills we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you, so please apply for this role by Thursday 30th July 2020.

This is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit a female.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: AAJE0002