Support Worker job vacancy

Job details

Job Ref
13977

Pay Rate (ph)
£13.00 - £14.00

Location
Sleaford - Lincolnshire

Work Patterns
Part Time, Days, Nights, Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays,

Driver Required
No

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Job description

Are you looking to expand your skills and enhance your career to include providing Complex Clinical Care or do you already have Complex Care experience?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Support Workers to support a female with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Support Workers who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering care and support and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user lives with her family in Sleaford.

She enjoys a variety of activities such as messy play, bubbles, sensory toys, watching her favourite films and going for walks to the local park.

She likes being outdoors and accessing community-based activities such as going out for lunch, going swimming, and participating in events at the local community hub.

Our service user has limited communication and it is important that you are able to communicate clearly, at a level she can understand and interpret as she displays challenging behaviours.

She must be involved in all aspects of her care and offered choice where possible however, you will also support her to make decisions and on occasions, advocate on her behalf.

We support this lady 24 hours per day, which is broken down into 12-hour day and night shifts.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced, dynamic individual who is able to adapt to her needs and requirements, whilst also being flexible to flexible to work a mixture of days, nights, and weekends.

Please note, applicants must hold a Full UK Driving Licence and be confident driving an adapted vehicle.

Essential Experience Required

  • 3 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling
  • UK Driving Licence

Desirable Experience

  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)
  • Diabetes Management
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Seizure Management
  • Managing Challenging Behaviours

We have the following shifts available;

  • Part Time
  • Days - 9am - 9pm
  • Nights - 9pm - 9am

This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user, really making an impact on her day to day life.

Why work for Apollo Home Healthcare?

We specialise in the provision of highly complex clinical care services delivered in the homes of service users.

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Full clinical training
  • Opportunity to work with other service users in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development

We need key workers on the front line supporting our service users in the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated recruitment team on 01902 847111 or email on recruitment@apollohomehealthcare.com to find out more.

Why work for Apollo?

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this.

Just some of the benefits:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Full clinical training
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Onging training & development

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