Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism - Durham

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Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism

Pay: £9.02ph

Hours/shifts: 21.00 – 07.00 7 nights per week

Pulse Community Healthcare are recruiting for experienced healthcare support workers and healthcare assistants (HCA), to join our team in providing support to our female client.

As a healthcare support worker with us you will be responsible for providing a high level of complex care and supervision for our client who has severe learning disabilities and epilepsy. The successful candidate will have had experience of working within secure units, a residential setting or have worked within a SEN School; experience of working within a complex/clinical care setting is also essential. Support workers will need to have excellent communication and observational skills as our client is non-verbal; you will also be proactive in identifying and preventing triggers that can cause anxiety and frustration leading to challenging behaviours and/or behaviours of concern.

Duties will include:

  • Providing day to day assistance within the family home, out in the community and within education
  • Promoting choice and independence
  • Providing boundaries and direction around positive behaviours
  • Identifying and preventing triggers that may cause anxiety and or challenging behaviours.

Pulse Community Healthcare understand our support workers play a vital role in providing and maintaining our high standard of care, therefore as a token of our appreciation 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

  • Ability to access your rotas online in advance

  • Support from a dedicated Case Manager, and 24/7 clinical support.

As a healthcare support worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will:

  • Have paid experience in as a support worker or healthcare assistant (HCA) in a community, residential or hospital setting

  • Have experience in clinical care

  • Be committed to providing the highest standard of compassionate care

  • A current enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred but not essential)

  • Good knowledge of safeguarding and person-centred care

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

All our support workers and healthcare assistants (HCA) will undertake specialist training to meet the specific needs of the role.

Apply now or contact our support worker recruitment team on 0161 245 4454.


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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