Support Worker - Spinal Injury - Ashton

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Female Support Worker - Spinal Injury - Ashton under Lyne

Pulse Community Healthcare is recruiting for a skilled female support worker to join our expanding team.

Our male client requires a high level of complex support including but not limited to: personal care, respiratory care, moving and handling, catheter care, bowel management and medication administration. The successful support worker will have a confident and positive approach to work. 

Due to the complexity of this particular role, we are looking for a support worker who wants to develop their skill set. We require a minimum of 6 months complex care experience with spinal injuries; previous experience of working with tracheostomies or ventilators is also necessary.

This role offers a variety of shifts and a very competitive pay rate of up to £11.33 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 female 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 Support Worker, you will be responsible for:
• Personal care
• Respiratory care (tracheostomy and ventilator)
• Nebulisers
• Suctioning and cough assist
• Catheter care
• Bowel management
• Medication
• Moving and handling

The ideal support worker will have:
• 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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