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Support Worker

Up to £8.50 per hour
South West
ROC Operations
Perm
20-03-2020 02:34 PM
SAM WHITHAM
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National Support network are seeking a temporary support Worker to assist with discharges from the hospital. Typical duties would involve checking patient's welfare once they are taken to their home, arranging shopping, making a cup of tea, ensuring the home environment is safe for them. Lone working can be part of the role. A Support Worker will be assisting people with physical disabilities and reduced mobility, therefore knowledge of moving and handling would be beneficial.

Requirements:

*Previous support work experience or experience working in hospital environment would be ideal
*Knowledge of health and social care, e. g. how to transfer the patient safely, how to help the patient to sit on a chair
*Knowledge of working with vulnerable adults, people with mobility issues and people with physical disabilities
*Awareness of moving and handling
*Understanding of what signs of risk at home to look for and how to ask if any are found Ideally
*Care Certificate or equivalent.
*Manual driving licence
*Valid right to work in the UK
*Up to date, enhanced adult DBS
*The following certificates would be ideal for the role: manual handling, safeguarding adults, infection control (understanding of what procedure to follow if the car has to be cleaned, etc.)
*Team player, able to work under pressure and I fast paced environment
*Manual driving licence is essential for this role. Vehicle from the enterprise will be provided.

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