Total Community Care - Specialists in spinal & neurological care

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

Full Time Support Workers / Carers Required in the Thurmaston area

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers / Carers to join a specialist care team in Thurmaston.  You will be supporting a gentleman, living in his family home, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy resulting in complex care needs.

The Role:

  • Assistance with personal care, medication management, moving and handling (including hoisting)
  • Handling respiratory equipment and assisting with respiratory needs
  • Support in attending hospital appointments, therapies and social activities
  • Provide domestic tasks and food preparation

About you:

  • The right candidates will be open and friendly; combining an enthusiastic and bubbly outlook along with excellent communication skills and the ability to follow direct instructions.
  • You will have good teamwork and interpersonal skills; as well as the ability to take a step back during quieter periods.
  • A driving license is essential, and you must be willing to drive the gentleman’s own automatic vehicle.
  • Previous care experience preferred but not essential.

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a HealthCash Plan, Paid DBS checks, Payment to attend all Training from the outset, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Personal Development Opportunities

Shift Pattern:

  • Working a combination of:
    • 0900 – 2100 day shifts,
    • 2100 – 0900 waking night shifts
    • 2100 – 0900 (including sleepover from Midnight to 7.00).
  • Flexibility in working a variety of shift patterns will be required, you must be able to work both days and nights.
  • You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 3 April 2020

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