The role :
Grafton House is looking for a Community Support Assistant who will be part of an experienced team in community houses for people with acquired brain injuries.
Our Community Support Assistant role involves :
Ensuring record keeping is complete and in line with the therapeutic treatment approach
Participating in maintaining the physical and environmental safety of the houses to ensure the safety of all.
Taking a positive approach to the management of undesirable behaviours
Consistent application of the neuro behavioural approach within the houses
Engaging in supervision and completing regulatory and compliance training
Promoting independence and encouraging resident involvement in their rehabilitation through effective communication and engagement
Applying the therapeutic timetable as directed by the team
Developing and maintaining a therapeutic relationship with residents within appropriate professional boundaries
Undertaking the role of key worker with the support of the Care Co-ordinator
Ensuring that core hospital policies are adhered to
Treating others with dignity, respect, honesty, integrity and fairness
Acting as a positive role model and reflection of the service at all times to others
Communicating effectively with the team
Skills / Knowledge :
Completion of Care Certificate
Driving License desirable
Experience in a previous role desirable
Good team player
Flexible and adaptable
Responsible and trustworthy
Proactive in managing situations
Positive problem-solving skills
The drive to learn and develop
A commitment to patient-centred care
This role will require Breakaway training
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-
term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services.
This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.