Support Worker

Posted 30 January by Interserve Healthcare Group

About the role

Coggeshall, Essex based

Rate of pay: £8.80 to £12.29 per hour

Hours: 0800- to 15.30 and 15.30 to 22.30

Are you looking for an inspirational environment where you can make a positive difference to those who need your support?

Interserve Healthcare can offer you free training, career progression, weekly pay, uniform and flexibility of hours.

This gentleman has spastic paraplegia and a digestive condition which affects his whole body after he has taken on food and fluid. This can have an effect on his entire body including his stomach, bowels, speech, sight, brain, mobility and make him feel very warm and/or fatigued. He also has Autonomic Dysreflexia. Due to his condition, he is very sensitive to sound and smell.

He is able to transfer and mobilise using his wheelchair and to fully communicate his needs. He likes film and music.

As his Support Worker you will need to be able to assist him with his physiotherapy, which involves kneeling on the floor and helping him to undertake gentle passive stretches.

The ideal person to suit this client would have good communication skills, be perceptive and proactive. Someone who enjoys cooking, has good housekeeping skills and a high standard of hygiene will suit this client very well. A calm nature would also be well suited to this client.

Please note: We also work in residential and nursing homes and would welcome applications from any Senior Healthcare Assistants or Healthcare Assistants to work in that environment.

Following skills & experience required:

• 6 months previous care experience
• Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
• Have a caring and compassionate attitude

About the Company

Interserve Healthcare delivers specialist healthcare services to clients in their own homes and in healthcare establishments throughout the UK. We recruit Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers on a national basis to deliver outstanding care and support to our ever-growing client base.

What we can offer you:

• Weekly pay plus holiday pay
• On-going 24/7 support from the Senior Nurse Team
• Refer a friend bonus scheme
• First refusal to other care opportunities
• Members loyalty scheme

Application question

Do you have at least 6 months care experience?

Reference: 33261306

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