Support Worker

Posted 21 September by Pulse Community Healthcare Ending soon

Job Title - Support Worker

Pay rate - £8.54

Pulse Community Healthcare is a leading UK provider of complex person-centred care packages. Our specialist healthcare teams support people with a variety of conditions and disabilities, to live their life as independently as possible in their own homes.

We have a great opportunity for a support worker to join our team working with our client in Kings Lynn. Our client is a female who has Multiple Sclerosis. Our client enjoys a range of activities which include: watching her television programmes, going to the beach and having the grandchildren who she loves to have over at the house. Our client prefers female staff members and would prefer a driver as she gets anxious about them getting the bus in the dark.

The successful support worker will need to be patient and understanding with a caring and supportive attitude. Our client is PEG fed and intermittently catheterised, she prefers her husband only to do her bowl care and her husband is able to carry out all interventions. The support worker may have to assist in her care and carry out the following: Enteral feeding, support with nebulisers, oral suction, oxygen, bowel care and intermittent catheterisation. Please note shifts will be on the following pattern. 08:15 - 12:45, 17:00-18:00, 17:00-22:00. These shifts will be on a 2 to one during the day and a one to one in evenings.

As a Support Worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from:

  • Holiday pay paid weekly
  • Daily payroll
  • Access rotas and other information online
  • A dedicated case manager and 24/7 clinical support
  • Carer recognition
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Variety of work placements
  • £200 joining bonus*
  • Free mandatory training with full induction and competency sign off

The ideal support worker will have:

  • A diploma level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is preferred but not essential
  • UK paid experience in Health and Social Care
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and work as part of wider team
  • A good understanding of professional boundaries
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and person centred care

If you love working in social care and are interested in joining our team, please apply now, enclosing an up to date copy of your CV.

All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

*Terms and conditions apply

Application questions

Do you have 6 months UK paid experience?
Do you have a full UK Driving License?
Do you own a car?

Reference: 33364429

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