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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

Job details

Job Ref
10509-A6822

Salary
£9.00 - £13.50 p/hour

Location
Hereford - Herefordshire

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-Jul-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare are currently recruiting for a client who has profound and severe learning difficulties as well as some complex care requirements.

Our client is 18 years old and in addition to his learning difficulties he has Cerebral Palsy and Gastric Reflux. He has a gastrostomy for all feeding, fluids and medication as he has poor swallowing capabilities. He is unable to communicate his needs verbally or through non-verbal cues or tactile touch, so support workers need to develop anticipation of all his needs.

You will be providing support to this young man whilst he attends college on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30am to 3:45pm. He requires one fully competent support worker to accompany him, but he also has trained teaching assistants at college who provide support.

You will need to be competent with the following clinical tasks; • Oral suctioning • Epilepsy management • Care of gastrostomy and gravity feeds

In addition to the clinical tasks required, you will also support our client with moving and handling, personal hygiene and continence care.

Our client really enjoys social interaction He will spend time with his family, friends at school and home and his teaching assistants. He has a great sense of humour and enjoys laughing with others. This is a really great opportunity to build a strong relationship with our client, providing valuable support to help him lead a full life.

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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