Support Worker Nights – Complex Care - Bournemouth

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Support Worker Nights – Complex Care – Bournemouth

Pulse Community Healthcare is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic support worker to assist our young male client living with a neuromuscular disorder.

The successful support worker will provide personal care, respiratory care, pressure area care and assistance with any mobilising. You will need to be willing to interact with our client as he tends to stay awake until early hours of the morning. Specialist training related to our clients condition will be provided, giving you the knowledge required before you start. It is important that you are comfortable working around animals as our client keeps a pet in the family home.

The hours available are regular waking night shifts working 21:00 until 07:00 (Monday to Sunday). We are offering competitive pay rates of £11 to £12 an 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 Night 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 Night Support Worker, you will be responsible for:
• Providing personal care to the client
• Administering medication
• Respiratory care
• Managing pressure area care
• Oral suctioning
• General observations.

The ideal Night 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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