Support Worker

Posted 4 days ago by Pulse Community Healthcare

Support Worker - Acquired Brain Injury - Whitburn/Sunderland

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a skilled and compassionate support worker to support our client with a spinal injury.

The successful support worker will be supporting our client with personal care and provide assistance with limited mobility. Due to the nature of our clients condition you will be expected to provide support with a variety of clinical interventions, specialist training will be provided, allowing you to effectively meet all of the client’s care needs and develop your own skills.

Previous experience of working within mental health would be beneficial but not essential.

This package involves a variety of shifts, with pay rates of up to £8.58 per hour.

At Pulse Community Healthcare, we’re passionate about providing quality, choice and independence to our clients, supporting them to live as independently as possible in their own homes and communities. We will provide you with expert support and specialist training to help you develop in your care career.

As a Support Worker - Acquired Brain Injury for Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from:

  • £200 'Joining Bonus’ if you complete registration within 28 days*

  • £250 'Recommend a Friend’ scheme*

  • Excellent personal development and career opportunities

  • Mandatory training provided, with full induction and competency sign off

  • Specialist training provided to prepare you for the client’s unique requirements

  • Ability to access your rotas online in advance

  • Support from a dedicated Case Manager, and 24/7 clinical support.

As a Support Worker - Acquired Brain Injury, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing PEG feed

  • Providing personal care

  • Managing medication

  • Catheter care and management.

The ideal Support Worker - Acquired Brain Injury will have:

  • A diploma level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent (preferred but not essential)

  • A current enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred but not essential)

  • Previous paid experience in Health and Social Care in the UK

  • Good knowledge of safeguarding and person centred care

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good understanding of professional boundaries

  • Ability to use own initiative and work as part of wider team.

If you are interested in developing your career in care, please apply now with an up-to-date copy of your CV. All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

*Terms and conditions apply to the 'Joining Bonus’ and 'Recommend a Friend’ schemes.

Application question

Do you have six months' care experience in the UK, within the past two years?

Reference: 34153363

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