Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Wallsend

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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities – Wallsend

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking an experienced support worker to join our team in supporting our client who has a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and Learning Disabilities.

The successful support worker will provide personal care, encourage our client to access the community and manage various clinical interventions. We are looking for an excellent communicator who is happy to encourage positive behaviours within a social setting. The ideal candidate will have had experience of working within secure units, a residential setting or have worked within a SEN School.

In order to support you with the unique demands of our packages we provide a range of specialist training which is tailored to the individual needs of our client. This may training include; Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA), Bespoke Autism Training and Positive Behavioural Support.

We have full time roles available with shifts across both days  and weekends, paying up to £8.41 per hour.

At Pulse Community Healthcare, we’re passionate about providing specialist outcome-focused support for children and adults with learning disabilities and autism. Our person centred approach focuses on flexibility, choice and emotional well being.

As a Learning Disabilities and Autism 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

  • Dealing with medication

  • Cough assist

  • PEG feeding

The ideal Learning Disabilities and Autism 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

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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