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Healthcare Support Workers

Job details
Posting date: 14 April 2021
Salary: £9 to £11.34 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Location: 68 Lurgan Road, Craigavon, BT63 5, United Kingdom
Company: Zenj Integrated Services Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: ZenjHSC

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Summary

We are urgently seeking to recruit Support workers. Among the required skills and competencies include:

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-willingness to work flexible hours
-Willingness to undertake training as required
-Working knowledge of health and safety practices

Roles for the post include:

Provide reactive, focused and flexible support to adults either following a hospital stay to enable early discharge when clinical needs have been met or to those living in the community to prevent hospital admission.

He/she will assist the Service Coordinator by undertaking duties required to meet the service users’ needs in order to re-enable service users to remain in their own home and prevent hospital re-admission

He/she may be required to take the patient home from hospital to enable their discharge.

He/she will be providing practical and emotional support in the service user’s own home and signposting to other services where appropriate to enable the individual to live independently in their own home

REQUIREMENTS

Previous support work experience (6 Months Minimum): 1 year (Preferred) or experience working in hospital/care home environment would be ideal (please ensure this is evidenced on your CV) .

Knowledge of moving and handling, e.g. how to transfer the patient safely, how to help the patient to sit on a chair, using hoists

Knowledge of working with vulnerable adults, people with mobility issues and people with physical disabilities.

Understanding signs of risk at work, what to look for, and how to ask if any are discovered.

Valid right to work in the UK

Up to date, enhanced adult DBS on the update service (or a willingness to apply for a new one if you do not have this)

Driving licence (at least 2 years old)

References (ideally covering 3 years)

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