Female Support Worker - Whitchurch

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Female Support Worker – End of life – Whitchurch, Vale of Glamorgan

We are currently seeking passionate and enthusiastic female support workers who are eager to build up their experience within complex care. We require a support worker to join our team in Cardiff, to work in our client’s home; experience of working within complex care is essential.

The successful support worker will provide end of life, complex care support support for our young female client who is living with advanced motor neurone disease; duties include but are not limited to: personal care, respiratory care, gastrostomy care and management, cough assist and medication administration. To enable you to meet the unique demands of this role we will provide a range of specialist training which is tailored to the individual needs of our client. 

We are recruiting for evening shifts in this role (19:00 until 23:00); we may be able to offer additional shifts with other client's in the area. We are offering a pay rate starting at £8.99 per hour, dependent on experience; holiday pay will be paid in addition to this rate. In addition, we will pay support workers for any time spent in the Cardiff branch attending mandatory and specialist training.

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 your 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
• Medication administration
• Gastrostomy care and management
• Respiratory care (non-invasive ventilator)
• Oral suctioning

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.

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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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