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/Carers required in the Northampton area

We have an opportunity for support workers/carers to join an established, specialist care team.  You would be required to work with a gentleman who has a complex neurological condition called Murrey Valley Encephalitis.  This has resulted in this gentleman having a Tracheostomy and being Ventilator dependent. He is wheel chair dependant and also has medication controlled diabetes. He lives in his family home in the Northampton area.

The Role:  

  • All aspects of personal care will be required; along with medication administration, PEG feed, and use of respiratory equipment. There is a high level of clinical care required.
  • You will support the gentleman on social outings, attending therapies (both external and in the home), and on holidays.
  • Assistance with domestic tasks in the home.

About you:

  • The right candidate must be reliable, honest and flexible and work well within a team.
  • You will have good communication skills.
  • You will be a motivated individual who would happily take this gentleman to the local football and out on social events.
  • A good sense of humour is essential.
  • You must have a full manual driving licence, and be willing to drive the gentleman’s own vehicle. You must also be a confident driver.
  • Previous experience of working in care would be advantageous but is not essential. Full specialist training will be provided

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health Cash Plan, Paid DBS checks, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Payment to attend all Specialist Training

Shift Patterns:

  • 12 hour day shifts (0700 to 1900) to include every other weekend.
  • Day shift + Sleepover 0700-1900 & 1900-2100 + sleepover 2100-0700
  • You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. Flexibility is essential

Part-time hours are for a minimum of 24 hours per week.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 5 February 2021

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