JOB DESCRIPTION: Rehabilitation Assistant

(Bridgwater & Taunton Area) 16hrs per week 

The closing date for application is 24th August and interviews (socially distanced or by Zoom) are planned for the 2nd September.

 JOB PURPOSE:       

To support brain injury survivors to improve their independence and live well by improving their cognitive abilities.  This will involve preparation and planning of worksheets, group sessions, 1:1 support and participation in group sessions. Duties are conducted either within a rehabilitation centre, in individuals’ homes or out in the community.

 Salary: £10 per hour

 RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS:      

  • To assist with all Centre rehabilitation activities
  • To assist with the planning and preparation of cognitive rehabilitation.
  • To enable clients to achieve their personalised rehabilitation outcomes.
  • To ensure the safety and welfare of clients.
  • To conduct regular reviews & agree appropriate outcomes using Headway Somerset ‘I-Statement’ system
  • To ensure client ‘I-Statements’ are adequately reflected in daily activities.
  • To attend and participate in appropriate training as and when required.
  • To assist in the development of activities, progress monitoring and recording procedures
  • To help tidy and set up the centre.
  • To maintain client records
  • To bring to the attention of senior staff, immediately, any problems that might arise
  • To maintain regular contact with the Service Manager and Area Supervisor, to attend staff meetings.
  • To work with and alongside volunteers.
  • To be sympathetic and listen to clients if they have worries and to signpost or assist in their best interests.
  • To attend occasional awareness events and fundraising events.
  • To carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required.

 

To apply please email [email protected]  We do not accept CV's