Support Worker - Rugby

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Support Worker – Complex Care – Rugby

We are currently seeking support workers to join newly formed teams across the Rugby area. We are specifically looking for candidates with previous experience of working with adults who have complex care needs.

At Pulse Community Healthcare support workers deal with a variety of different complex conditions including muscular disorders, neurological conditions, genetic disorders, brain injuries and spinal injuries. 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 clients. 

Pay rates start at £8.49 per hour dependent on experience and we require a minimum commitment to working two 12 hour shifts per week; our standard working hours are usually 08:00 until 20:00 or 20:00 until 08:00. 

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 Support Worker, you will be responsible for:

• Providing personal care
• Dealing with medication
• Moving and handling
• Catheter care and bowel management
• Managing complex interventions such as PEG feeding, tracheostomies, ventilators, cough assist, oral suctioning and nebulisers
• Updating confidential records

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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