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Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Support Worker job vacancy

Job details

Job Ref
12069

Pay Rate (ph)
£11.00 - £16.00

Location
Bury - Greater Manchester

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

Driver Required
Yes

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Job description

Are you an experienced Support Worker looking for a new position?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Support Workers to care for a young boy with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user is a lovely young boy who lives with his family in Bury. He has highly complex care needs and requires a care team to support him 24/7.

He requires a team who are reliable and can commit to the shifts on an ongoing basis, this very important when providing his continuous care.

During weekday days, you will accompany him to school and participate in his activities and lessons.

When at home you will spend time with him doing the things, he likes such as watching TV, playing games on his iPad and generally having lots of fun.

Throughout the night you will support with all aspects of his routine and monitor him whilst he is sleeping.

At all times you will ensure his wellbeing and clinical interventions are managed appropriately.

He can be very cheeky and has a brilliant sense of humour, so it is important that you enjoy lots of laughs and have an outgoing, bubbly personality.

You will have a genuine interest for working with children and be passionate about helping him to fulfil his life goals.

To enable you to support his complex needs we provide extensive bespoke training for all his clinical needs.

Please note, you must hold a UK Driving Licence and be comfortable driving an adapted vehicle (manual).

Essential Experience Required

  • 6 months previous care / support work experience
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling
  • UK Driving Licence

Desirable Experience

  • Working with Children and Young People
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilation Management
  • Able to communicate via Makaton

We have the following shifts available:

  • Days - 7:30am - 8:00pm
  • Nights - 7:45pm - 8:00am

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

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