Job Title – Support Worker – Rendlesham, Suffolk
Hours – Various Shifts available
Pay rate – £9.12 Days - £10.30 Nights
Pulse Community Healthcare is a leading UK provider of complex person-centred care packages. Our specialist healthcare teams support people with a variety of conditions and disabilities, to live their life as independently as possible in their own homes.
We have a great opportunity for a support worker to join our team working with our client in Eastham. Our client is a male who has cerebral palsy which is responsible for most of the symptoms he experiences. Our client has quite marked Dystonia which caused his muscles to contract and spasm almost constantly. He has Epilepsy which fluctuates, ranging from seizures 6 - 60 per day. He has Oxygen therapy when sleeping and is fed via gastrostomy.
The successful support worker will need to be patient and understanding with a caring and supportive attitude. The support workers duties will include care of the following: Gastro, medication administration and epilepsy (seizure) management. Specialist training will be provided.
As a Support Worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from:
Holiday pay paid weekly
Access rotas and other information online
A dedicated case manager and 24/7 clinical support
Personal development and career opportunities
Variety of work placements
£200 joining bonus*
Free mandatory training with full induction and competency sign off
The ideal support worker will have:
A diploma level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is preferred but not essential
UK paid experience in Health and Social Care
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to use own initiative and work as part of wider team
A good understanding of professional boundaries
Knowledge of safeguarding and person centred care
If you love working in social care and are interested in joining our team, please apply now, enclosing an up to date copy of your CV.
All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.
*Terms and conditions apply
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.