Support Worker

Posted 25 April by Pulse Community Healthcare

Support Worker, Neurological Conditions - Canterbury

Hours - 8am - 8pm & 8pm - 8am (Mon-Sun)

Pay - £8.53 - £9.60 p/h

Pulse Community Healthcare is currently recruiting for a skilled and experienced support worker in supporting our male client living with neurological conditions.

The successful support worker would be expected to assist the client with personal care, prepare meals and fluids, administer medication, and manage challenging behaviour.

This role has day and night shifts available and is offering a competitive rate of up to £9.60 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 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 Complex Care Support Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing personal care to the client
  • Preparing meals and fluids
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Administering medication.

The ideal support worker 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.

Pulse Community Healthcare is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

Application question

Do you have 6 months paid, care experience in the UK, in the last 2 years (including personal care)?

Reference: 34059072

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