Support Worker - Wigan

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Support Worker – Wigan

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a skilled and compassionate female Support Worker to join our team working with a young male client living with a neurological and respiratory condition.

As a Complex Care Support Worker you will be required to assist our client when attending college, social events and leisurely activities.  Our client is very active and lives life to the full so ideally you will be keen to promote independence and person centred care. Due to the complexity of this role we require a support worker who has previous experience within complex care.  Pulse bespoke in house specialist training will be provided to allow you to effectively meet all of the client’s care needs and develop your own skills. 

This package involves a variety of 12 hour day and night shifts with competitive pay rates of up to £13 per 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 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:
•Tracheostomy care and management
• PEG management
•Providing personal care to the client
• Inspiring Independence
• Working well within a team
•Administering medication
•Moving and handling
•Supporting with communication.
• Assisting with leisure and college days (transport is provided)

The ideal Support Worker will have:

•Experience within a complex care environment within the community
•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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