Salary

£14 Per Hour

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

 

Location: Sheffield, S6

Job type: Part-time/ Flexible Hours/ Contract

Salary: £14 per hour

Closing Date: 4th February 2021

Contact name: Lisa Ruddy

Email: 

lisa@reachpersonalinjury.com

Ref Code: BD140121

Are you a person who likes to help other people?

Are you studying a health or sports based course?

Have you experience in coaching individuals?

Are you looking to expand your practical experience?

If you answered Yes to any of these questions you might be interested in joining us.

We are looking for somebody to work with a brain injured person (Client) who is about to undertake one of our rehabilitation programmes.

HOW IT WORKS

|reach| are responsible for providing rehabilitation for clients who have suffered an acquired brain injury, typically from a car accident.  The rehabilitation programme takes place in the client’s home and community where you would work with them for about 9 hours per week for the length of the contract (7 months).  Your role is to encourage the client to work on the tasks identified by an Occupational Therapist which will help the client improve their quality of life.

HOURS

Although the number of hours per week are set by the programme the timings are flexible to meet the needs of the client and what fits in with you.

SALARY

£14 per hour

DUTIES

  • To help restore the client to the best possible quality of life in the areas covered by the rehabilitation plan
  • The activities will vary widely from client to client. Typical activities are teaching memory strategies, relearning household tasks, rediscovering leisure activities, preparing to return to work.
  • Comply with the precise specifications set-out by the plan.
  • Keep daily records.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality

You won’t be alone – your work will be supervised and guided on a weekly basis by the Neuro-Occupational Therapist who designed the programme.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Background in OT, Psychology, Sports Therapy, Coaching or similar
  • Able to work well with people, individually and in a team.
  • Positive approach to managing challenging situations
  • Ability to write observations clearly for clinical note keeping
  • Flexible and adaptable

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Able to use initiative
  • Good verbal skills
  • Time management skills

If you would like more information about the details of the job take a look on our web site www.reachpersonalinjury.com/vacancies  . 

To apply please send your CV to 

lisa@reachpersonalinjury.com

 quoting ref BD140121.

 If you haven’t heard back from us within 10 days of the closing date (4th February 2021) then unfortunately we have not progressed your application any further.


About the Company

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REACH PERSONAL INJURY SERVICES LIMITED

reach was established in 1994 to provide a unique home and community based rehabilitation service for child and adult survivors of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury. It is now the largest private sector organisation dedicated solely to the provision of rehabilitation at home. 

Our mission is to provide a high-quality, cost effective service to enable individuals to attain their full potential. 

At reach we believe that people who have experienced traumatic brain injury deserve every possible chance to lead a normal life and re-acquire the kind of skills that many of us take for granted every day. Our 20 years of experience demonstrates that the rehabilitation process provides the best possible opportunity to improve and restore their quality of life.

Company Size

20 to 49 employees

Founded

1994