Total Community Care - Specialists in spinal & neurological care

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

Full Time Support Workers required in the Orpington area

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers / Carers to join a new specialist care team.  You will be assisting a female who has a high level spinal cord injury. She has been injured for 25 years, necessitating a high level of care. This lady lives in her own home with her partner in the Orpington area.

The role:

  • Provide all aspects of personal care including catheter care, bowel management, pain management and moving and handling.
  • Assist with therapies such as passive exercises.
  • Light domestic duties, ensuring the home is kept clean and tidy.
  • Some assistance required with administrative work.
  • Provide assistance with food preparation.

About You:

  • The right candidates must be reliable, confident, caring and respectful.
  • You will have a good sense of humour and be a good listener.
  • You will be able to use your own initiative but also able to take direction.
  • Cleanliness and good personal hygiene is essential.
  • Previous care experience is essential.
  • A full, manual driving license would be preferred but not essential.

Please be aware that this is a non-smoking environment.

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

Shift Patterns:

  • 12 hour Day Shift (0900-2100) (There will be two persons on duty at all times)
  • You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays.
  • Part-time hours will be for a minimum of 28 hours per week.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 4 February 2021

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