Total Community Care - Specialists in spinal & neurological care

Providing bespoke care nationwide for clients with spinal injuries and neurological conditions

Full and Part Time Support Workers required in the Bodmin area

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to join a specialist care team. You would be required to work with a lady with a Spinal Cord Injury who is living in her own home in the Bodmin area.

The Role:

  • All aspects of personal care will be required, along with ventilator and tracheostomy care.
  • Providing support and assistance in social outings and appointments.
  • You will be required to assist with food preparation and domestic tasks
  • You will also be required to provide pet care to the lady’s two dogs and cat
  • The lady plans to take occasional trips away for 2-5 days, and the role would involve accompanying her on these trips as part of a team on a rota basis.

About You:

  • We are looking for candidates who are flexible, reliable, trustworthy, outgoing and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour. Good timekeeping is essential
  • You will be creative, use your own initiative and be proactive
  • A full, manual driving licence is required and you must be confident to drive the lady’s own vehicle
  • Previous care experience would be advantageous but not essential as you will be provided with specialist training in all areas

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay (pro rata), Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health Cash Plan, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Payment to attend all Training, Personal Development Opportunities

Shift Patterns:

  • Combination of Day shifts – 08:00-20:00/08:00-22:00
  • Waking nights – 20:00-08:00
  • Day Shift + Sleepover – 08:00-22:00 Day + 22:00-08:00 S/O
  • There are two people on shift at all times.
  • Part-time hours are 24 hours per week.
  • In times of annual leave and sickness the team must be willing to cover other shift patterns, and therefore flexibility is essential
  • You will be joining a team who are providing 24/7 support on a rota basis, including weekend and bank holiday working

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 20 April 2021

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