Support Worker – Spinal - Illogan

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Support Worker – Spinal Injury– Illogan, Cornwall

Pulse Community Healthcare has an exciting opportunity for a support worker to work with our male client who requires support with a spinal injury.

The successful support worker will have a positive and confident approach when assisting with a daily routine which includes mobilising, general day to day tasks, accessing the community and preparing meals. Our client can self transfer and can manage his own clinical interventions, however you may need to provide assistance on occasion. As a leading complex care agency, we are also proud to offer specialist spinal training giving you the knowledge you need before you start.
 
Working 12 hour shifts (Monday to Sunday) we are happy to offer a competitive rate of £8.03 to £9.23 per hour.

Due to the nature of the package and shift times a UK driving licence and access to a vehicle would be essential.

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 – Spinal Injury 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 – Spinal Injury you will be responsible for:

• Providing personal care to the client
• Assisting with pressure area care
• Assisting with catheter care
• Moving and handling

The ideal Support Worker – Spinal Injury 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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