Head Office:

HomeCareDirect

Riverside House

Hady Hill

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

S41 0DT

24 hr Contact:

0345 061 9000

Vacancy Line:

01246 520037

E-mail:

enquiries@homecaredirect.co.uk

Live in Support Worker

  • Location: Norfolk
  • Rate: £11.00 per hour days £8.72 sleep nights, Guaranteed weekly earnings of £1708 gross
  • Job Type: Fulltime

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are recruiting a care team to support a client with a spinal cord injury to live an independent and fulfilling life.  Support required with engaging with rehabilitation activities, increasing community access and engaging in meaningful activities. 

Rate Of Pay: £11.00 per hour days and £8.72 per hour sleeps

Support will be living in for week long shifts. 7 days alternate weeks 

Experience in care required.  Experience with spinal cord injury preferred but not essential – full training package will be provided.

General duties as below:

  • Aiding client with daily activities of daily living
  • Washing;
  • Toileting;
  • Daily wet shave;
  • Dressing;
  • Cooking balanced, nutritious meals;
  • Eating and drinking.
  • Recreational activities with clients including community access and access to hobbies.
  • Providing information and support to the families of those within your care.
  • Maintaining daily record sheets outlining support required per day.
  • Participating in training to further your knowledge to assist with rehabilitation exercises with respective therapists.  Working collaboratively with therapists, such as physiotherapy and occupational therapy, to support the ongoing rehabilitation needs of the client.
  • Providing companionship and support for client.
  • Assisting client with management of medication as required.
  • Providing transport to and from rehabilitation activities, such as physiotherapy and hydrotherapy.
  • Ensuring updated on risk assessments and care plans as per those set out by Home Care Direct. 

For information please contact 01245 520038 or click to apply online

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