Female Support Worker – Complex Care

Mears Nurseplus supports children and adults with complex healthcare needs. We are currently recruiting Complex Care Support Workers across Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Job Title: Female Support Worker – Complex Care
Hours: Variable part and full time, live-in and sleep-in opportunities available
Location: Salisbury
Responsible to: Clinical Case Manager / Care Coordinator
Pay Rate: From £8.00 per hour, with additional pay for nights
Mileage: To be discussed at interview
Incentives: New Start / Welcome Payments of up to £200 for experienced support workers, Annual Family Fun Day, Mears Advantage Scheme, Flexible Working Options & much more!
Requirements: Full driving licence, access to a vehicle and mobile phone essential

Purpose:
To work as part of a team supporting people with complex care needs within a home setting and wider community with regular support from a registered nurse.

Responsibilities:
The post holder will work independently to assist the service user with all activities of daily living and any delegated clinical tasks, as agreed by the service user and Clinical Case Manager. All needs will be documented in a care plan specific to each service user. The care plan is individualised to the service user and may include:

• Eating
• Basic hygiene needs
• Social and recreational needs
• Nutritional needs – including gastrostomy
• Elimination needs – including bowel stoma care.
• Communication needs
• Moving, handling, positioning, seating and transferring needs
• Moving and handling of equipment
• Technical support associated with all needs
• Supervision regarding maintenance of basic safety needs
• Physiotherapy and passive exercises
• Management of seizure activity if applicable

If you have experience, passion, commitment and a flexible working approach and are keen to help us provide this specialist service then we want to hear from you.

Submit your CV, along with a covering letter to jobs.mearsnurseplus@mearsgroup.co.uk

For more information, please visit www.mearsnurseplus.co.uk

Salary: From £8.00 per hour
Hours: Variable part and full time, live-in and sleep-in opportunities available
Application deadline: 31 January 2015
Employer: Mears Nurseplus
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire (Map link)

Contact details
Tel: 01283 742621
Email: jobs.mearsnurseplus@mearsgroup.co.uk

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