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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-Complex care job vacancy

Job details

Job Ref
12578

Pay Rate (ph)
£13.50- £17.00

Location
Stockport - Greater Manchester

Work Patterns
Full Time, Part Time, Nights,

Driver Required
No

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Job description

Are you experienced in supporting children & young adults with Complex needs?

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

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Support Workers 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 in his late teens and has a neuromuscular condition that primarily affects his muscles that are used for moving and breathing.

He lives with his family in Stockport and has a fun and friendly personality, a great sense of humour and a very loving nature.

He likes watching TV, listening to music, playing on his iPad and enjoys other people's company; especially when they are singing and being silly!

He is fully dependent on his devoted parents and dedicated care team for all his needs, both at home and on days out.

He is unable to communicate verbally and does so via a specialised tablet. Therefore, it is essential that you are patient, understanding and able to encourage and promote his independence.

You will allow him to make his own choices and assist him to live the lifestyle he chooses, ensuring that his ‘voice’ is heard.

You must be a genuine and kind person with proven experience of working with children and young people. Preferably, you will be skilled in interacting and engaging by way of singing, dancing, and having lots of fun!

We provide an extensive training programme for all his clinical needs which is led by our highly skilled Registered Nurses. They will ensure that the programme is conducted at your own pace whilst fully supporting and guiding you throughout the process.

Please note, training will be delivered during day hours, for which you must be available.

Applicants will be required to evidence previous experience of working waking night shifts.

Essential Experience Required

  • 3 months previous care / support experience
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling
  • Working with Children & Young People
  • Previous experience of waking nights

We have the following shifts available;

  • Waking Nights - 20:30 to 07:30

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 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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