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Experienced Support Worker.

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Job role: Experienced Support Worker.

Job sector: Healthcare.

Job Type: Permanent.

Country: United Kingdom.

Location: Sholing.

Salary: £13.00 – £14.50 per hour.

Shift & Schedule:

  • Nights as needed
  • Night shift.

Benefits;

  • Access to Westfield Rewards – an exclusive rewards website, with access to special offers on all your favorite goods and services from over 1,000 leading online and high street retailers, restaurants, travel companies, and destinations.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card discount scheme.
  • Opportunity to obtain NVQs in Health and Social Care.
  • Fully paid on-the-job training, with shadowing in place.
  • Fully paid DBS.
  • Contracts available.
  • Progression opportunities within the organization.
  • Pension enrolment.
  • Access to Westfield Health Cash Plan.
  • 24/7 management support.
  • A great Refer a Friend scheme – receive up to £500 through our Care Friends rewards scheme when you refer a friend or family member.

About the Job.

This is a permanent position.

Our client is a lovely gentleman with a C4 Spinal Injury following an accident leading to a lack of sensation or movement from the waist down. He lives at home with his family in the Sholing, Southampton area.

His current condition means he is at high risk of experiencing Autonomic Dysreflexia. Your role will be to help him meet his medical, personal care, and day-to-day assistance needs. You will work alone and as part of a team, operating on shifts to provide 24/7 care.

We are a leading healthcare provider in the UK, and a CQC Registered business, founded in 2006, with more than 800 employees who are part of the Bespoke Family. The business is at an exciting stage in its journey and growing quickly. We work together in a wide variety of locations to support adults and children with complex care needs, and a range of both physical and mental disabilities.

We are individual-centred and our clients’ needs are at the heart of everything we do. Our teams are passionate about working in close partnership with our clients, to provide outstanding, tailored care that promotes empowerment, and do everything possible to help our clients to access new experiences.

Key responsibilities;

  • Support with all aspects of daily living.
  • Personal Care including Bowel management.
  • Medication.
  • Commit to keeping thorough records.
  • Ability to work alone and with the other members of the team positively and constructively.
  • Following a clear and detailed Care Plan.

Requirements;

  • MUST have worked as a carer previously in the UK (Preferably at least 6 months experience).
  • Flexible to work days & occasional nights at least.
  • Due to client/family preference, this role is open to Female Support Workers only.
  • Complex care and spinal injury experience. Bowel management and AD experience are also essential.
  • Experience supporting with mood & anxiety would be beneficial for this role.
  • Driving license (not essential).
  • Have an encouraging nature to support this Individual emotionally & psychologically.
  • Potentially administer medication and Ideally hold an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in Health & Social Care or a related topic, or be willing to study towards this.
  • Have a pure zest for life & a caring can-do attitude.

 

 

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