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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
12556

Pay Rate (ph)
£11.50- £15.75

Location
Bury - Greater Manchester

Work Patterns
Full Time, 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?

Are you experienced in delivering Complex Clinical Care?

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 who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user is a lovely young boy in his early teens, who lives with his family in Bury.

He has highly complex care needs and requires a care team to support him 24/7. Therefore, we require individuals who are reliable and can commit to his continuous care on a long term, ongoing basis.

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.

During the week he attends school and you will be accompanying him within his educational setting and participating in his activities and lessons.

When at home you will interact and engage in the things he enjoys 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 bedtime routine and observe and monitor him whilst he sleeps, ensuring his wellbeing and clinical interventions are always managed appropriately.

We provide an extensive training programme for all his clinical needs which is led by our highly skilled Registered Nurses however, for this role we do require applicants to evidence some experience in delivering complex care.

Training will be delivered during day hours, for which you must be available.

You must have a genuine interest in working with children and be dedicated and passionate about helping him to fulfil and achieve his life goals.

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

Essential Experience Required

  • 3 months previous care / support work experience
  • Complex Care experience
  • 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

Shifts Available

  • Part Time Days - 7.30am-8pm
  • Full Time 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, 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
  • Weekly Pay
  • Recommend a Friend
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme

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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