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Support Worker – Blackburn CP/DG/BLACKBURN/01

  • Location: Blackbun
  • Rate: £10.50 Per Hour and £8.21 per sleep in 12am to 9am
  • Job Type: Fulltime

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are looking to recruit a dedicated Support Worker for the Blackburn area.

The role is to assist the client with activities which ensure the client is able to live independently as possible. The role will be working on a one to one basis in the clients home.

You will be required to assist the client in the tasks below:

  • Driving / Essential Appointments
  • Personal care such as washing or dressing
  • Attending medical visits/collecting prescriptions
  • Administering medication – administer controlled medication via subcutaneous injection during the day and night period. (PAs administering medication keep a written record of all drugs given in accordance with the Medication Policy)
  • Shopping
  • Preparing and cooking food, the client does not have set meal times
  • Cleaning and housework
  • Ensuring the client’s home is hygienic and safe

They are looking for:

  • Basic level of computer literacy for filling in online medication spread sheets, emails etc.
  • A full, valid driving licence is required.

It is desirable for applicants to have previous experience in the care sector. This can be either paid or voluntary work and family care experience can be considered.

HomeCareDirect will ensure that you are fully trained to meet the needs of the person you are employed to support. This training will be provided prior to starting with the client and updated as necessary. Some training may require you to attend external training courses.

Times and days required:

 The ideal shifts will be as follows however flexibility can be offered to the right candidate.

 Position 1 – Friday 2pm – Saturday 2pm each week – 24 hours per week

 Position 2 – 5 sleep in shifts per week, 12am – 9am Monday to Friday

 Will be required to cover planned annual leave.

Please state within your application the hours you are available to work.

Rate of Pay: £10.50 Per Hour 9am to 12am and £8.21 per hour 12am to 9am sleep.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure with the costs met by the employer.

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