Night Support Worker - Spinal Injury - Durham

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Night Support Worker – Complex Care - Durham

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a skilled and compassionate support worker to assist our male client living in his own home.

We are looking for a support worker who has previous experience of working with spinal injuries in either a clinical or complex care setting. You will be expected to provide personal care, respiratory care, emotional support and assistance with mobilising.

Specialist training will be provided, allowing you to effectively meet all of the client’s care needs and develop your own skills.  This role offers 12 hour waking night shifts with a pay rate of £8.50 per hour, holiday pay will be paid in addition to standard pay rate.  

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 to the client

  • Medication administration

  • Moving and handling

  • Respiratory care

  • Pressure area care

  • Continence care

  • Providing emotional support to the client

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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