Childrens Support Worker - Solihull

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Children’s Support Worker – Complex Care – Solihull

We are currently looking for children’s support workers who would like to develop their skills and experience within complex care to join our expanding team. We have a teenage male client living in the Solihull area who requires a female support worker to provide day to day assistance within the family home. 

Children's support workers will be responsible for providing a high level of complex care to our client who has a disorder of the nervous system; duties will include but may not be limited to, personal care, medication administration JEJ feeding, respiratory care, oral suctioning, nebulisers, pressure area care and moving and handling.  Experience of working with children who have complex care needs is preferable however is not necessary as we provide a range of specialist training which is tailored to the individual needs of our client. 

We are pleased to offer regular and consistent working hours; you would be required to commit to working at least two 12 hour shifts per week between Monday and Sunday (08:00 – 20:00). This great new opportunity offers support workers a competitive pay rate starting at £8.49 per hour, dependent on experience. 

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 Children’s 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 Children’s Support Worker, you will be responsible for:
• Personal care
• Respiratory care (non invasive ventilator and oxygen)
• JEJ feeding
• Oral suctioning
• Nebulisers
• Moving and handling
• Medication administration
• Pressure area care

The ideal Children’s 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.
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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.

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