Support Worker

Posted Yesterday by Pulse Community Healthcare

Support Worker, Spinal Injury - Edenbridge

Hours - 8am - 8pm & Sleep Ins

Pay - £9.00 - £10.00 p/h

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a skilled and experienced support worker to join our team in supporting our client with a spinal injury. Our young male client needs support with daily activities and going out into the community.

The successful support worker would be expected to provide personal care, assist with mobility, administer medication and assist the young gentleman in the community. Specialist training would be provided to allow you to meet all the care needs of the client.

This role has days shifts and sleep ins available and is offering competitive rates of up to £10 per hour plus enhancements for sleep ins.

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
  • Assisting with mobility
  • Administrating medication
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Supporting in the community.

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.

Required skills

  • Disabilities
  • Healthcare
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Support Workers

Application question

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

Reference: 34063159

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