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 York area

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers to join a new specialist care team.

You will be supporting a gentleman with Motor Neurone Disease; resulting in the need for 24 hour care. This gentleman lives in his family home with his wife and four grown up children.

The Role:

  • You will support this gentleman with all aspects of his care including personal care, respiratory care (ventilator dependent via a tracheostomy) and PEG feed.
  • Assisting this gentleman to participate in his therapy programme (physiotherapy regime).
  • Accompany this gentleman on social outings.
  • Assisting with light domestic tasks.

About You:

  • You must be flexible, reliable, trustworthy and committed.
  • You will have a caring nature, excellent communication skills, and the ability to respect boundaries within the family home.
  • Care experience would be preferable but not always essential – but you must be willing and keen to learn.
  • A driving licence is preferred but not essential for this position.
  • You must be comfortable around dogs. There are two dogs (pugs) in the home and their care is provided by the family.
  • Please note that this is a completely non-smoking environment

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

Shift Pattern:

  • Day Shifts: 08.00 – 20.00 (12 hours)
  • Waking Night Shifts: 20.00 – 08.00 (12 hours) – please note: staff applying for night shifts will be required to do a period of approximately two months of shadow shifts in the day
  • (Full-time = 3 x 12hr shifts in a row per week)

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 on a rota basis. Flexibility and ability to cover for others in the team is essential to the role.

Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 14 April 2021

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