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Support Worker in Blackburn CP/DG/BLA

  • Location: Blackburn
  • Rate: £10.50 to £11.50 per hour Days and £12.00 to £13.00 per hour Wake nights 10pm to 10am
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are looking to recruit Support Workers for our client in 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:

  • 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
  • Ensuring the client’s home is hygienic and safe

They are looking for:

  • 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.

Hours will be worked on a 2 week rolling rota.

Times and days required:

Position 1 

Week 1 – Thursday and Saturday 10am – 10pm

Week 2 – Saturday and Sunday 10am – 10pm  

Position 2

Week 1 – Saturday and Sunday 10pm – 10am

Week 2 – Monday and Thursday 10pm – 10am

Must be flexible cover planned annual leave.

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

Rate of Pay:

£10.50 per Hour – 10am – 10pm Monday to Friday

£11.50 per hour – 10am – 10pm Saturday and Sunday

£12.00 per hour – 10pm – 10am Sunday to Thursday

£13.00 per hour – 10pm – 10am Friday and Saturday

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

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