Support Worker
Apollo Home Healthcare Ltd
Accrington, Lancashire
2d ago

Job description

Do you have experience supporting adults in their own home?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Support Workers to support an adult male with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Support Workers who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user lives in Accrington and requires care on a 2 : 1 basis throughout the night.

He has a great sense of humour and is looking for a like-minded person to join his team, share his banter and support him to access the community.

He enjoys watching sports, listening to music through his Alexa and watching soaps and box sets on the TV, along with a takeaway.

We are looking for people who can encourage and support him to get out and about, engaging in social and community-based activities and promote a positive mindset.

He will often say exactly what he is thinking and it is important that you are open minded and able see the lighter side of things!

Our ideal applicant must have proven experience in managing challenging behaviours.

Essential Experience Required

  • 3 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling
  • Managing challenging behaviours
  • Desirable Experience

  • Catheter Care
  • We have the following shifts available;
  • Part Time- Minimum 24 hours per week
  • Days- 7am-7pm
  • This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user, really making an impact on his day-to-day life.

    Why work for Apollo Home Healthcare?

    We specialise in the provision of highly complex clinical care services delivered in the homes of service users.

    We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this.

    In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive :

  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Full clinical training
  • Opportunity to work with other service users in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development
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