Female Support Worker - Leeds

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Female Support Worker - Complex Care - Leeds

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a skilled support worker with experience in complex care to join us in supporting our male client.

Our client has cerebral palsy and epilepsy; therefore we are looking for a caring support worker to help with our client’s day to day routine and hobbies. The successful support worker will be expected to provide; personal care, manage various interventions related to the client’s condition and empower our client’s independence in his community.

Due to the nature of the role we would ideally like a candidate who has previous experience working with epilepsy and cerebral palsy. We are looking for a confident support worker who is happy to get hands on and provide a high standard of care.

This package involves a variety of shifts, with a competitive pay rate of up to £8.98 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
  • Administering medication
  • PEG management
  • Epilepsy awareness/management
  • Stoma care

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.

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