Healthcare Support Worker

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Salary Description:
Crunchposter Limited
Job Ref:

Healthcare Support Worker
Competitive Salary

Working hours will be mornings, lunch time, afternoons, evenings, night shifts or weekends. The shifts can vary from 1hour to 12 hours.

About the Company:

We at Care Avenues, registerd by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are established in West Midlands & London and have been running for many years. We have a competent team of care workers that are dedicated to meet your every need.

Care Avenues aims to provide care and support for people who require additional support to look after themselves. We provide our service in their own homes, residential and nursing homes at times convenient to you, and in ways you find most agreeable. We have sound principles for the way we run our service.

Healthcare Support Worker Responsibilities:

* Bathing in bed/bathroom/chair to include essential aspects of personal hygiene,
* Assist in the management of continence of bladder and bowel.
* Assist the dressing and undressing.
* Assist with mobility and transfers using correctly any specialised equipment provided.
* Assist with feeding.
* Administer medication as prescribed by qualified medical practitioner, under the direction of the manager always checking for any changes that may have been made in dosage and recording the details of the medication administered.
* Assist with therapeutic programmes designed, under medical direction, to help an individual's progress as advised by the relevant professional and under the direction of the Service Manager.
* Provide a safe environment for those who need constant supervision and take reasonable care for their own health and safety including wearing appropriate protective clothing and receiving the required vaccination protection.
* Provide emotional support to the family as part of caring team.
* Be supportive, respectful and empathic to service users, colleagues and visitors.
* Accompany the disabled person on short trips out of the home environment as guided by the 'taking out' policy.
* Liaise with service providers, e.g. general practitioners, dentists, opticians nurses etc.

Healthcare Support Worker Requirements:

* Training will be given, but experience in care is essential
* DBS and references are required as well
* If you have nursing experience, this will be an advantage

If you think that you are suitable for this Healthcare Support Worker role, please apply now!

Contact Details:
Crunchposter Limited
Tel: 0 332 548 954
Contact: Recruitment Team

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