Paediatric Support Worker – Complex Care - Blandford Forum

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Paediatric Support Worker – Complex Care – Blandford Forum

Pulse Community Healthcare has an exciting opportunity for a caring paediatric support worker to assist a male child. Our client lives with his mum and dad in the family home and has global developmental delay and autism.

The successful support worker will be expected to adapt to non verbal forms of communication. To support our clients various interventions, we are proud to offer specialist gastrostomy and jejunostomy training.

The hours include various shifts working Monday to Sunday. This role offers a competitive rate of £10.00 to £12.00 per hour.

Due to the location of the package, a UK driving licence and access to a vehicle would be preferred.

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 Paediatric 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 Paediatric Support Worker, you will be responsible for:
• Providing personal care to the client
• Gastrostomy and jejunostomy management
• Administering medication
• Moving and handling (repositioning)
• General observations

The ideal Paediatric 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
• A UK Driving licence
• 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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