Support Worker job vacancy

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Pay Rate (ph)
£10.00 - £15.00

Hockley - Essex

Work Patterns
Part Time, Days, Nights, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays,

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Job description

Are you passionate about enhancing a child or young person's everyday life?

Would you like to progress your career by working with children who require complex clinical care?

We are looking to recruit experienced Support Workers to support a young girl who has complex care needs.

Our service user is a smiley, happy young girl who lives with her parents and siblings in Hockley.

She enjoys watching films such as Frozen and Monsters Inc and likes listening to music and having a disco during bath time. Her favourite TV programs is Strictly Come Dancing and she will wear her best dress whilst watching along.

During the day she likes to take part in creative activities, such as colouring & sticker books, playing computer games and sometimes baking with the help of her care team.

She is unable to communicate verbally and does so via eye gaze, pointing and the use of communication cards. It is important that you can understand and interpret her wants and needs to avoid her becoming distressed or frustrated.

You will support with her bedtime routine which starts at 6pm, ready for her to settle down around 8pm. She sleeps well and throughout the night you will ensure her comfort and carry out regular observations and clinical interventions as required.

Our ideal applicant will have a genuine interest in working with children and young people and be happy to fulfil her sensory, play and social needs.

Essential Experience Required

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

Desirable Experience

  • Epilepsy Care & Seizure Management
  • Scoliosis
  • Knowledge of Dysphagia
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)
  • Oral Suctioning
  • Nebuliser Care

We have the following shifts available;

  • Part Time Nights - 10pm - 7am
  • Occasional Days - 10am - 5pm

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 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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