Support Worker - Complex Care - Elland

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Female Paediatric Support Worker - Complex Care - Elland

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking skilled and confident support workers to join a newly formed team working across the Elland area.

The role will involve supporting our young female client in her day to day life as she transitions to high school. Successful support workers will provide personal care, administer medications, provide emotional support and manage any interventions specific to our clients needs. Experience with complex care and challenging behaviour would be ideal however is not essential. Our client is a young girl who loves to be out in the community, socialising with her friends and listening to music, therefore we are looking for a support worker to encourage our client’s independence whilst maintaining a high standard of care.

Specialist training will be provided by Pulse Community Healthcare, allowing you to effectively meet all of the client’s care needs and develop your own skills.

We are able to provide 9am- 3pm shifts and can offer a competitive pay rate of up to £10.50 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:

  • Catheter care
  • PEG feeding
  • Providing personal care
  • Administering medication.

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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