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Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Support Worker - Days and Evenings

Job details

Job Ref
10071-A6823

Salary
£8 - £13 p/hour

Location
Oswestry - Shropshire

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-Aug-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare is currently recruiting an experienced support worker to provide care to our client who muscular condition called Dystonia Musculorum Deformans, along with severe Dysphasia, a condition that affects her speech.

Our client’s condition means that she is unable to mobilise independently and has a stoma and supra pubic catheter as well as a PEG for her medication. She has difficulties communicating as her speech is very slurred, so care staff need to be patient and get to know her to understand her needs.

We provide a package of care that covers mornings and evenings, so we can offer a mixture of shifts which include;

8pm to 10pm - Mon-Sun 9am to 11am - Sat 10am to 12pm - Sun

We are looking for support workers who ideally have experience working with challenging behaviour to support the dynamics within her home. Ideally you will also have experience delivering medication via PEG and delivering catheter care.

Our client enjoys watching TV and particularly loves quiz shows and doing cross words. Ideally we need care staff that can commit to our client in the long term to ensure she has continuity of care.

Essential skills

Exposure to working with clients with challenging behaviour Catheter care Moving and handling Administering medication via PEG

Why work for Apollo?

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our employees are integral to doing this. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Full clinical training specific to your client's needs
  • Opportunity to work with other clients in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 24/7 emergency on-call

To apply for this position please feel free to call us on 01902 847111 or click apply now and a member of our recruitment team will be happy to contact you.

Apollo Home Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer (Agy). Please do not apply unless you can evidence previous experience.

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