Apprentice Brain Injury Support Worker IPSWICH & EAST SUFFOLK HEADWAY

Headway Suffolk is a registered charity in England that offers advice, support, rehabilitation and support services to anyone who has, during their lifetime, sustained a brain injury through traumatic accident, stroke, virus, tumour, neurological condition or other similar event. They are looking for an apprentice Brain Injury Support Worker.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,684.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8:30am and 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000241831

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties:

  • Assist and enable attendees with their rehabilitation post injury.
  • To work one to one with clients when required and to ensure they are safe and joining in with activities.
  • To provide stimulating activities for people with an acquired brain injury and neurological conditions.
  • To run rehabilitation groups, such as basic and life skills for people with an acquired brain injury or neurological condition.
  • To keep records of the activities and progress clients make.
  • To work with other staff to help with the rehabilitation of clients.
  • To ensure clients visit appropriate web sites.
  • To ensure all activities are safe for our clients.
  • To help with personal care of attendees.
  • To be aware of Health and safety issues.
  • To attend all staff meetings.
  • Will be aware of the policies and procedures affecting the organisation and its operation.
  • To keep all areas clean and tidy.
  • To help to clean the hub
  • Work at all times for the benefit of the users and the organisation.
  • Will maintain complete confidentiality at all times.

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Functional Skills in maths and English will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time work with Headway either in the hub or community.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Must be able to communicate with clients some of whom will not have speech or other communication skills, be able to write emails, clients’ records, be able to communicate to team members, be able to work as part of a team, and must be able to plan group and one to one activities which the needs of the clients as described in the care plan.

About the employer

Headway Suffolk is a registered charity in England that offers advice, support, rehabilitation and support services to anyone (over the age of 16) who has, during their lifetime, sustained a brain injury through traumatic accident, stroke, virus, tumour, neurological condition or other similar event. 

Employer

IPSWICH & EAST SUFFOLK HEADWAY

Address

Ground Floor, Epsilon House, West Road

Ipswich

IP3 9FJ

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024